The MBA in Applied Management is designed to provide a personalized educational experience that meets the unique needs of the business community in western South Dakota. It recognizes the importance of face-to-face interactions for areas businesses and their employees to foster long-term relationships with BHSU faculty members. These associations will go beyond the typical teacher-learner relationship to strengthen the foundation for economic development partnerships in the Black Hills region. Black Hills State University is pleased to offer and is accepting applications for the MBA program offered in Rapid City. This two-year program is intended to provide a graduate business education for working professionals in western South Dakota.To accommodate working professionals, classes are delivered in a face-to-face format in the evening at Black Hills State University-Rapid City. A hybrid class is offered each summer. The MBA consists of 30 graduate level credit-hours (ten courses).