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Welcome to the School of Education (SoE) at Black Hills State University (BHSU). We offer bachelor's and master's degrees to meet the needs of educators, so whether you are a current or prospective student, a parent, a candidate for BHSU employment, a fellow educator, or one of our BHSU supporters, we invite you to explore and find out more about us.

347 Students, 15 Faculty, 18 Undergrad Programs, and 4 Master's Programs. 

You will find that our School of Education provides an exceptional environment for all who work and learn here. We foster a climate in which our students can thrive. We have attracted a faculty with remarkable credentials. We have high-quality, learner-centered programs that respond to the changing needs of lifelong learners.


CAEP Accredited Program

BHSU's School of Education is nationally accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). This mark of quality ensures that you receive a high-quality education taught by experienced faculty and aligned with national standards. This accreditation enhances your career prospects, simplifies the licensure process, and provides networking opportunities in the field of education.

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Dr. Faye LaDuke-Pelster
Department Chair, School of Education

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Contact Info

Office for School of Education
Jonas 203, Jonas Academic Map
Phone: 605-642-6550

Black Hills State University
1200 University St.
Spearfish, SD, USA 57799