Why Choose USD?

Top 100 Ranked University

Education can change lives and create opportunities for those who commit themselves to the pursuit of excellence. At the University of San Diego we have designed an innovative online learning experience with your success in mind.

Same rigorous content, upgraded delivery that fits your life.

Our online degree programs are effective, flexible and smart. Unlike a standard online lecture, USD’s online courses are highly interactive, engaging each student and ensuring the subject matter is fully understood. This structure also facilitates interaction with the highly recognized faculty on campus and classmates to encourage learning through collaboration. It was specifically designed to provide access to the vast academic, research and career resources that USD offers – to anyone, anywhere.

Why University of San Diego?

  • Top 100 nationally ranked university (U.S. News and World Report)
  • Develop and practice skills central to your current job through applied skills-based learning
  • 100% online degree provides flexibility for busy professionals
  • Complete the degree in just 20 months
  • Accomplished practitioner faculty and professors with extensive experience
  • Strong networking opportunities through online collaboration and learning teams
  • Top tier USD education supports rapid career advancement


  • Recognized as a Community Engagement Institution by the Carnegie Foundation
  • Selected as a designated Ashoka Changemaker Campus
  • Ranked by U.S. News & World Report, Business Week, and others.

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Explore our Degree Programs

Master of Education

M.S. in Cyber Security Operations and Leadership

M.S. in Law Enforcement Leadership

M.S. in Cyber Security Engineering

M.S. in Health Care Informatics