Degrees

Bachelor of Science Degree - Accounting (Corporate Track)

Bachelor of Science - Accounting (Professional Track)

Bachelor of Business Administration with major in Administration

Bachelor of Business Administration with major in Finance

College for Financial Planning Certified Financial Planner Certification Professional Education Program

Bachelor of Business Administration with major in Human Resource Management

Bachelor of Business Administration with major in International Business

Bachelor of Science in Education Degree - Business Education

Bachelor of Applied Science

Associate in Applied Science Degree - Office Administration

Human Resource Management Certificate Program

Accounting Technician Certificate of Completion

Business Fundamentals Certificate of Completion

Marketing Certificate of Completion

Business Administration Minors for Non-Business Majors

Marketing Concentration for Business Majors

Accreditation

Dickinson State University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). Click here for more information. 

Department Highlights

Flexible Learning Opportunities

The Department of Business and Management offers four program majors entirely online, including accounting, business administration, finance and human resource management.

Human Resources

The Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management program received recognition and acknowledgement from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) as aligning with “...the recommended requirements for HR degree programs as outlined in the SHRM HR Curriculum guidebook and Templates.” The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries.

Accounting

DSU accounting faculty were recognized by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Accounting Association with an award for the most innovative accounting program for upper-level accounting courses in the nation.

Phi Beta Lambda

DSU’s Phi Beta Lambda chapter, established in 2014, has placed in the top three at regional and national Leadership Conference competitions.

CPA Experience

DSU’s CPA Experience is changing the way students learn accounting. You are not coming to class, you are going work!

If your goal is to run your own business or become a company president or leader, DSU’s CPA Experience is the place for you! Launched in the fall of 2013, the program is one of the first of its kind in the country. It has garnered statewide and national attention for its innovation and ability to place nearly 100 percent of graduates in accounting, finance and other positions – both in North Dakota and throughout the United States.

Employers today want graduates who can hit the ground running. The CPA Experience helps students become extremely competitive in the workplace by offering:

  • A professional office setting designed to look like a CPA firm with prescribed daily hours. Instead of showing up for class, you clock in!
  • Highly interactive study tools including iPads, an interactive Apple TV and a CPA exam practice test environment
  • Small class size with high one-on-one faculty interaction
  • Office visits and one-on-one interviews by local CPA firms and other professionals
  • A highly engaging environment with the ability to work at your own pace trained by faculty with their own CPA’s
  • Customized learning tools for every student, including recorded lectures, voice-over recordings, videos, on-line problem sets, PowerPoint instructions and much more
  • A supportive, dynamic atmosphere where you are ultimately responsible for mastering content and achieving the education you want

Contact a DSU Faculty Member for more information at dsu.cpaexperience@dickinsonstate.edu!

Graduates

DSU business majors have consistently scored well on the ETS Major Field Test, a national test given to business majors. Over 100 seniors in our program have scored in the top 10 percent in the nation, including students who scored as high as the 99th percentile.