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WEBSITE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Interim Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Nursing

Nursing Education Programs

Questions? Please contact Stephanie Orth, Nursing Program Specialist


Practical Program
Nursing Program Chair/Director
State Approval
Accreditation

Lake Area Technical Institute
www.lakeareatech.edu
Watertown SD

Patricia Foley, MS, RN

FULL

Higher Learning Commission
ACEN

Mount Marty College
www.mtmc.edu
Yankton SD

 Sister Kathryn Burt, RN, BSN, MSN, PhD

INTERIM

Higher Learning Commission

Sinte Gleska University

www.sintegleska.edu
www.sinte.edu
Mission SD

Virginia Cozad, RN, MSN, FNP
Nursing Program Director

PROBATION

Higher Learning Commission

Sisseton Wahpeton College
www.swc.tc
Sisseton SD

Nola Ragan, MS, RN

PROBATION

Higher Learning Commission

Southeast Technical Institute
www.southeasttech.edu
Sioux Falls SD

Kristin Possehl, RN, MSN, MEd

FULL

Higher Learning Commission 

Western Dakota Technical Institute
www.wdt.edu
Rapid City SD

Jeffrey Neuberger, RN, MA, MS

PROBATION

Higher Learning Commission


Associate Degree Program
Nursing Program Chair/Director
State Approval
Accreditation

Dakota Wesleyan University
www.dwu.edu
Mitchell SD

Diane Sandhoff, MS, RN

FULL

Higher Learning Commission
ACEN

Oglala Lakota College
www.olc.edu
Pine Ridge SD

Michelle Bruns, RN, MS

FULL

Higher Learning Commission

Southeast Technical Institute RN-AAS
www.southeasttech.edu

Sioux Falls SD

Kristin Possehl, RN, MSN, MEd

INTERIM

Higher Learning Commission

University of SD Department of Nursing
www.usd.edu
Vermillion SD

Carla Dieter, RN, EdD, FNP-BC

FULL

Higher Learning Commission
ACEN

Lake Area Technical Institute/USD Outreach www.lakeareatech.edu
Watertown SD

Carla Dieter, RN, EdD, FNP-BC

FULL

ACEN


Baccalaureate Degree Program
Nursing Program Chair/Director
State Approval
Accreditation

Augustana College
www.augie.edu
Sioux Falls SD

Pamela Schroeder, EdD, RN

FULL

Higher Learning Commission
CCNE

Augustana College - Accelerated Option
www.augie.edu
Sioux Falls SD
Pamela Schroeder, EdD, RN FULL Higher Learning Commission
CCNE

Dakota Wesleyan University
RN-BS Program
www.dwu.edu
Mitchell SD

Diane Sandhoff, MS, RN

FULL

NCA
CCNE

Mount Marty College
www.mtmc.edu
Yankton SD

 Sister Kathryn Burt, RN, BSN, MSN, PhD

FULL

Higher Learning Commission
CCNE

National American University
RN-BSN Completion
www.national.edu
Rapid City SD

Lisa Hawthorne, RN, PhD, PHN, CNE

FULL

 

Higher Learning Commission
CCNE

National American University
Generic BSN Program
www.national.edu
Rapid City SD

Victoria Britson, PhD, ARNP-BC, CNE

INTERIM

Higher Learning Commission
CCNE

National American University
Generic BSN Program
www.national.edu
Sioux Falls SD

Victoria Britson, PhD, ARNP-BC, CNE INTERIM

Higher Learning Commission
CCNE

Presentation College
www.presentation.edu
Aberdeen SD

Illa Reeve, RN, MS

FULL

Higher Learning Commission
ACEN

South Dakota State University
www3.sdstate.edu
Brookings SD

Nancy Fahrenwald, RN, PhD

FULL

Higher Learning Commission
CCNE

SDSU RN Upward Mobility
www3.sdstate.edu
Internet Based
Brookings SD

Nancy Fahrenwald, RN, PhD

FULL

CCNE

SDSU Nursing Generic BSN
www3.sdstate.edu
Rapid City SD

Barbara Hobbs, RN, PhD, CNAA, BC

FULL

CCNE

SDSU Nursing Generic BSN
www3.sdstate.edu
Sioux Falls SD

Nancy Fahrenwald, RN, PhD

FULL

CCNE

SDSU Accelerated Option
www3.sdstate.edu
Aberdeen SD & Sioux Falls SD

Nancy Fahrenwald, RN, PhD

FULL

CCNE

University of Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls SD

Jessica Cherenegar, RN, DNP

FULL

Higher Learning Commission
CCNE

University of South Dakota

Department of Nursing
www.usd.edu
Vermillion SD

Carla Dieter, RN, EdD, FNP-BC INTERIM

Higher Learning Commission

CCNE

University of South Dakota
RN-BSN Completion Program
www.usd.edu
Vermillion SD

Ellie Brooks, RN, PhD

INTERIM

Higher Learning Commission
CCNE


Masters Degree Program
Nursing Program Chair/Director
Accreditation

Mount Marty College
Nurse Anesthesia (CRNA)
www.mtmc.edu
Sioux Falls SD

Alfred E. Lupien, PhD, CRNA, FAAN

Higher Learning Commission
COA

Mount Marty College
Advanced Public Health Nurse Leader
Nurse Practitioner: Adult Geriatric, Pediatric
www.mtmc.edu
Sioux Falls SD

 Sister Kathryn Burt, RN, BSN, MSN, PhD Higher Learning Commission

National American University
www.national.edu
Rapid City SD

Lisa Hawthorne, RN, PhD, PHN, CNE

Higher Learning Commission
CCNE

South Dakota State University:
CNL & Nursing Ed & Administration
www3.sdstate.edu
Brookings SD

Nancy Fahrenwald, RN, PhD

Higher Learning Commission
CCNE


Doctoral Program
Nursing Program Chair/Director
Accreditation

South Dakota State University
Doctor of Nursing Program: PhD & DNP
Nurse Practitioner: Family, Neonatal, Psychiatric
www3.sdstate.edu
Brookings SD

Nancy Fahrenwald, RN, PhD

Higher Learning Commission
CCNE