Online Education

University of San Francisco online degree programs are carefully designed to deliver a world-class education, whenever you’re ready and wherever your busy schedule takes you.

Our online master’s degree programs are adapted from their campus counterparts with added flexibility for today’s busy professionals. Classes utilize the latest online learning system technologies to deliver dynamic and engaging lessons.

Whether you’re studying Nursing (MSN) or Nursing Practice (DNP), Public Administration (MPA)Healthcare Simulation (MSIM), or Public Health (MPH), our experienced faculty will help provide the progressive knowledge and practical skills to succeed in a professional environment. Online graduates receive the same diploma and access to USF resources as those who attend on campus. And small class sizes mean you’ll get the one-on-one attention you need.

You now have a range of options for how to receive USF's rigorous, caring, values-based education. Whether you come to our main San Francisco campus, take courses through our online programs, or attend one of our convenient regional campuses, you will receive the top-flight education USF is famous for. At USF, we offer students the knowledge and skills to succeed as people and professionals, and the values and sensitivity necessary to be men and women for others.


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State Authorization

USF is not currently accepting applications from online students who reside in Alabama*, Arkansas*, Delaware, Iowa*, Kentucky, Maryland*, Minnesota, New Mexico (DNP, MPH, MSIM, MSN), North Carolina*, Ohio (MPH, MSIM), Oregon and Wisconsin*. Additionally, USF is not currently accepting applications for online students for the MSN and DNP online programs who reside in Louisiana, Maine, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island and Tennessee. Note, residents of states where USF is not authorized for online education may attend USF courses and programs at any of our California based campuses. *States with asterisks (*) are states where USF does not intend on seeking authorization. Please check back for changes in status for all other states, or learn more about state authorization here.