Degree Programs

At the University of San Francisco, we inspire you to reach for a higher standard. A USF education is about transforming thought into action - applying what you learn to making the world a better place. We provide exceptional, accessible faculty and small online classes for a quality learning experience. Programs accept new students in Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters.

Master in Collegiate Athletics

The college sports industry has entered a highly dynamic era, evolving at a rapid pace. There is a critical demand for professionally trained talent possessing the skills to operate within this revenue-driven industry. Our courses in the Collegiate Athletics program are developed and designed by some of the industry's most highly regarded sports executives and athletic administrators. This CEO and executive engagement is a defining feature of the program and a cornerstone of our professional development, career management and networking strategy.


Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages with a concentration in Digital Media and Learning (MATESOL)

The Online MA TESOL is a practitioner-oriented degree program. The program provides students with knowledge and strategies to be highly effective ESOL teachers in schools, community colleges and abroad. MATESOL includes cutting edge courses in education, technology and Digital Media Learning



Master of Public Administration

The Online Master of Public Administration focuses on the knowledge and skills professional public administrators will need to effectively lead interactions between the public, private, and non-profit sectors and accomplish workable solutions for the common good. Students will learn to apply management theory, develop their managerial skills, deepen their understanding of ethical practices in the public sector and build their skills in planning, organizing, staffing, and evaluating the work of public agencies.



Master of Science in Nursing

The Online Master of Science in Nursing empowers nurses to concentrate on “the big picture approach” of patient outcomes. As a result, Clinical Nurse Leaders are better prepared to foster meaningful change in their local health care organization and in the health care profession as a whole. Students will find the Jesuit values of social justice, diversity, integrity, accountability and excellence woven throughout this pioneering program, reinforcing the concept that nursing really is one of the highest forms of service to humanity.



USF is not currently accepting applications from online students who reside in Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Massachusetts, Maryland, North Carolina and Wisconsin. Note, however, that residents in these states may apply for enrollment in any USF courses or programs offered at any campus location.

For questions, please contact the Office of Online Education at 415-422-4900.

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