NSU chemistry majors are encouraged to explore their individual interests and work closely with professors on research projects. Students may be able to present the results of their research at national or regional meetings - even to publish their works in scientific journals.
As part of NSU's preprofessional programs, the study of chemistry provides excellent preparation for medical, dental, veterinary, or chiropractic school admission. It also prepares students to attend graduate school or work in the chemical industry.
As a student of Northern's chemistry education bachelor's degree program, you’ll learn to operate a wide range of modern instruments, including ultraviolet visible and infrared (UV and IR) spectrophotometers, gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (GC-MS), high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), and a nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrophotometer, among others.
In addition to being offered on Northern State University's main campus (Aberdeen, S.D.), this undergraduate certificate is also available online.
Effectively presenting yourself and your ideas is crucial, regardless of your profession. As a student in Northern's communication studies bachelor's degree program, you'll learn to understand and practice communication, developing insight into and ability in effective expression and listening.
In this compact, agile communications program, we'll help you tailor experiences and projects to your special needs and interests.
The NSU counseling program leads to a master’s of science in education degree, preparing you for K-12 school or clinical mental health counseling certification/licensure. Our Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
As an NSU counseling student, you can choose your career path:
With Northern's online associate degree in criminal justice, you'll be well-equipped for a career in the criminal justice profession, gaining a background in the foundational terminology of the criminal justice system.
Northern's criminal justice major, offered on campus and online, provides wide-ranging foundational knowledge of the U.S. criminal justice system. In this program, you'll learn about criminal law and procedure, policing, the judicial system, the correctional system, and criminological theory.
Our program offers answers to criminal justice questions, including:
Northern State University’s Associate of Science in Digital Entrepreneurship prepares students to enter the digital economy ecosystem within 2 years and is built on a set of courses that stacks into Northern’s Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems.
This degree program offers introductory course work in digital media. Topics include basic drawing and design, color theory and core graphics software used in the industry. NSU features a state-of-the-art graphics lab, lighting studio and equipment such as HD video cameras, green screens and digital painting screens.