College Degrees & Certifications

CCC is committed to helping Central South Dakota prosper by providing educational opportunities for area community members to pursue success where they live. Pick the path that suits you best. Financial aid and scholarships are available to qualified students with full-time and part-time class schedules.

Start Here, Finish Here

Earn a degree from South Dakota State University, University of South Dakota or Northern State University in Pierre. Associate's degrees, bachelor's degrees and minors are available. Students can take a combination of traditional classes and online courses from one of our partner universities. For students not comfortable with online courses, there are a limited number of degrees available with strictly face-to-face course options.

Great Option For

Non traditional students, part-time students and anyone who wants to stay in Pierre while earning a degree. Traditional face-to-face classes are typically scheduled to accommodate our working students.

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Start Here, Finish Online

Begin with face-to-face classes and finish out your degree online. Associates degrees, bachelor degrees and minors are available from any of South Dakota's universities.

Great Option For

Non traditional students, part-time students and anyone who wants to live in Pierre while earning a degree. Traditional face-to-face classes are typically scheduled to accommodate our working students. This is also ideal for students looking for a wider variety of degree options than what's offered through the Start Here, Finish Here path.

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Start Here, Finish There

Get started at Capital City Campus with traditional classes that cover your general requirements for nearly any degree or pre-professional program offered by each of South Dakota's universities. Then plan on moving to campus or another university center to finish.

Great Option For

Students who want to live in Pierre to work and earn additional income before attending school full time outside of Central South Dakota. Students considering a gap year as a means to take a couple of classes before pursing your degree. Students unsure of what degree they want to pursue or which college they'd like to attend - many general courses will easily transfer from one university to the next.

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Finish Here

If you've started a degree we can help you determine the most efficient option to get it finished. Here's a great resource to get started. You can earn a degree from a South Dakota university while living in Pierre through both traditional classes and online classes. Associate's degrees, bachelor's degrees and minors are available. For students not comfortable with online courses, there are a limited number of degrees available with strictly face-to-face course options as well.

Great Option For

Individuals who want to finish their degree in Pierre. Traditional face-to-face classes are typically scheduled to accommodate our working students.

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Certificates & Certifications

Pursing a certificate or certification is a great option for students who have already earned an Associate's or bachelor's degree but are looking to advance their career or change careers. Certificates and certifications do not need to be offered by the school where you earned your degree.

Certificates

South Dakota Public Universities offer a wide variety of options, from Dental Hygiene Leadership to Small Business Entrepreneurship to Swine Science. Some programs can be finished online while others will require students to attend on-campus classes.

Certifications

Students interested in earning a Certification in areas like Athletic Coaching, Secondary Education, Soil Science or Teacher Education can do so by starting in Pierre and finishing on campus.

Our South Dakota Partner Universities