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Now accepting applicants for Fall 2024 – Talk to us about your goals!



A Degree to Be Proud Of

USD is consistently ranked among the nation’s Top 100 universities.

A Smart Investment

Your career-building degree pays for itself in the workplace.

Career Advancement

Move forward in your current field or blaze a new career path.

Scheduling Freedom

Study on your own schedule – balancing school, work, and life.

Important Upcoming Dates

Term Start Dates

Fall 2024 Term

September 3

Spring 2025 Term

January 7

Summer 2025 Term

April 4

Fall Application Deadline

August 2

What Our Students are Saying

I was nervous about an online graduate program when I first applied because of not being able to interact with others in a brick and mortar environment. Yet, between the tremendous support from my professors, the administration, and my peers, the entire program was beyond exceptional.

The support structure with the school itself, with the professors, was excellent. They were always available to answer questions and, more than that, their feedback on assignments was really invaluable.

I love that each course is very focused and that we only take one class at a time, for seven weeks, so that we can really concentrate on that one topic and gain a strong foundational knowledge. Also, the professors do an awesome job with helping us to navigate the online discussions and the general assignments are so applicable and useful.

I chose University of San Diego for the nationally ranked and recognized programs they have to offer in Education. USD’s reputation of serving quality education in a brick and mortar environment led me to believe that their online environment would do the same. It did!

The program is outstanding, relevant, up to date, and introduces new concepts and material that I am using every day. The discussion boards are insightful and applicable and the students share tons of experience. I was suspicious about the competency and legitimacy of online learning. I am no longer suspicious; this program is legit!

The academic experience has been very reflective, fruitful, inspiring and empowering. I have yet to find a lesson that hasn’t influenced me in the way that I see the world that I’m working and living in. I love it!

This journey has been a phenomenal experience and one that I would highly recommend. The program has exceptional faculty and staff who ensure student success not only in the program but in their career. Thank you all for your support and work in our lives!

I chose USD’s MS-HCI program because of the intimate online class settings, easy-to-use online format, and the wide variety of classes within the informatics field. I was pushed to grow during this program, but it remained manageable as I worked full time. During this program, I found it easy to connect with the professors and staff. Our professors seemed to take a “real-world” approach, meaning that most of the projects we worked on could be applied to future jobs or school programs. Every staff member was extremely helpful and accommodating over the past two years. I really appreciate that Dr. Mack was available at any time during this program. After this degree, I am inspired to pursue my PhD in Nursing utilizing an informatics perspective. I look forward to staying in touch with my classmates and professors.

I have been involved with two Master Level programs in the past five years. This program is by far the best program I have seen. The Professors and staff truly care about you and your learning experience. If you are looking for a great program look no further, you’ve found the best.

Throughout my 10 plus years in the military. I have learned that having pride in what you do, and commitment to the people you work with are what make great memories and a forever sense of family connection. Not only does the University of San Diego epitomize these values, but the academic team represents them in everything they do. During my time in the program, I experienced staff who placed their students first and apply real world practices for the best learning environment. The staff does whatever it takes to align their vision with the student’s visions and goals on a continuous basis.

A Life-Changing Decision

Why Choose USD?

When you select the University of San Diego, you are joining a prestigious, top-ranked institution that is focused on helping you achieve your goals. You’ll engage with expert instructors who have lived the topics they teach. And whether you earn your degree on campus or online, you’ll be fully supported throughout your academic program by a group of individuals entirely dedicated to your success.

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Military Connected

Fund your degree with your military and veteran benefits.

International Students

We welcome students from around the globe to join our online and on-campus programs.

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