Northern State University

Northern State University

Northern State University, also known as NSU, is situated in Aberdeen, South Dakota, United States. It was founded in the year 1901 and known as the Northern Normal and Industrial School. The university offers a wide range of degree programs through the following academic divisions:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Fine Arts

Northern State University's athletic teams are known as the Wolves. The athletics department fields men's teams in basketball, baseball, track and field, cross country, golf, football, and wrestling, and women's teams in cross country, basketball, soccer, golf, swimming, track and field, softball, tennis, and volleyball.

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Computer/Information Technology Services Administration And Management, Other
Curriculum And Instruction
Secondary School Administration/Principalship
Educational Administration And Supervision, Other
Educational/Instructional Technology
Special Education And Teaching, General
Counselor Education/School Counseling And Guidance Services
Elementary Education And Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Art Teacher Education
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
German Language And Literature
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
English Language And Literature, General
Rhetoric And Composition
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
General Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, General
Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
Chemistry, General
Psychology, General
Commercial And Advertising Art
Graphic Design
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Music, General
Fine And Studio Arts Management
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics,

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