Dakota State University

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Dakota State University
Type State university
Established 1881 (1881)
President José-Marie Griffiths
Location Madison, South Dakota, United States
Campus Rural
Colors Yellow and reflex blue
Nickname Trojans
Website dsu.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=19386

Dakota State University is a public university located in Madison, South Dakota. The university has a technology centric focus with programs in computer and information science, business, education, natural sciences, liberal arts, among other graduate and undergraduate programs. The university requires all full-time undergraduate students to use tablet computers and laptops in their classes along with taking an introduction to computers course and an introductory programming course as part of their curriculum.

In 2016, U.S. News and World Report ranked the university 108 among regional Midwest universities.[1]

Informatics programs

Health and clinical informatics

The following health/clinical informatics options exist for potential students:

A.S. in Health Information Technology
64 to 65 credit hours, completed in two years
Available online? Yes
Program URL: https://dsu.edu/programs/health-information-technology-as.html

B.S. in Health Information Administration
119 to 121 credit hours, completed in four years
Available online? Yes
Program URL: https://dsu.edu/programs/health-information-administration-bs.html

M.S. in Health Informatics and Information Management
33 credit hours, including a capstone project, completed in roughly two years (full time)
Available online? Yes
Program URL: https://dsu.edu/programs/mshiim/index.html

Additional external links


  1. "Dakota State University". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/dakota-state-university-3463. Retrieved 28 October 2016.