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Our students are fearless thinkers and innovators, developing solutions for the world's most challenging problems.
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4+1 Accelerated Master's Programs

Our 4+1 programs give you a competitive edge, allowing you to earn your bachelor's and master's degrees in as few as five years. 

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Online Programs That Work for You

Working professionals don't always have the time for in-person learning. Our online programs allow you to earn a degree or certificate even with a busy schedule. 

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New Center Receives $30 Million from NSF

The National Science Foundation has announced its support for the Center for Braiding Indigenous Knowledges and Science (CBIKS), an initiative led by Sonya Atalay, Provost Professor of Anthropology. The Center combines Indigenous knowledges with Western science to address climate change challenges.
Learn More About CBIKS
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Our Donors Make a Difference

SBS alumni and friends make it possible for us to provide life-changing internships, experiences, and programs for our students. If you are considering giving a gift to the College, please reach out to Nicki Hendrix ( today.
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