Chadron State College

Chadron State College, which was founded in 1911, is the only four-year, regionally-accredited college in the western half of Nebraska. As a public institution of higher education with its roots in teacher education, Chadron State takes pride in its accessibility and affordability. CSC offers bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees through on-campus and online courses in a variety of fields of study.


Some useful resources at CSC for entrepreneurs and business owners are the Market Development department and the Business Academy.

Market Development

Market Development oversees a variety of continuing-education/professional development, early-entry/dual-credit and for-credit/non-credit course offerings at Chadron State College.

For more information about course offerings, how to apply, and enrollment, please contact Market Development at 308-432-6496 or

Business Academy

The fundamental purpose of the Business Academy is to enhance a student’s capacity for learning by combining excellence in teaching with appropriate coursework, online and classroom environments that emphasize critical thinking, human relation/communication skills, theoretical, technical and professional skills, and a lifelong learning environment designed for creative problem solving/decision making.

In meeting this mission, we offer the following degree programs: Comprehensive Major in Business Administration with options in Accounting, Certified Public Accountant Path, Agribusiness, Finance, Management, Business Information Systems (BIS), and Marketing, as well as a Subject Major in General Business, Business Education and a Master of Business Administration (MBA). Minors are offered in Agribusiness, Business, Finance, and Marketing.

A branch of the Nebraska Business Development Center is also located on Chadron State College’s campus and provides business training services for the college. They have their own profile on SourceLink Nebraska – please refer to that profile for additional information and services available. 

Services Provided


  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Human Resources Training
  • Trade Education and Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Marketing Plan Development and Training
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Budget, Financial Statements and Cash Flow Training

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Business Degree Program
Primary Contact
Gary Dusek
1000 Main Street
Burkhiser Complex Lower Level
Chadron, NE 69337