IMPACT Program

IMPACT Program

The changes in our region provide opportunity for you to grow professionally and personally.  Employers are looking for employees who have the skills and knowledge to meet the growing demands of our region.  To support your personal and professional goals, Dickinson State University offers a variety of options for you.   From one course to a full degree – DSU has a program option to fit your needs.  Impact your future through continuing education.

Option 1:  Choose from a variety of courses.    With courses from accounting, human resources, to physical science and geology – there is a course here that fits your needs for continuing education. 

Option 2:  Choose a certificate of completion.  These mini-programs can be completed in as little as one semester or can be completed one class at a time.   The certificates of completion are designed for the professional who is seeking to enhance skills and receive recognition of learning.  

With courses available online, in Dickinson, in Bismarck and in Williston, you are sure to find a degree program and location that fits your goals and your life.  Choose from associate or bachelor degree options.  If you have prior learning – talk to us about how you can have it evaluated for use toward your degree.

Three steps to IMPACT your future:

  1. Submit the online application for admission as a non-degree student and submit the non-refundable application fee of $35
  2. Complete the non-degree seeking student acknowledgement form
  3. Register for your desired class

Contact the office of admissions via email at or by phone 701-483-2175.