At USF, 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.

Public Health, MPA is 50% online, alternating between in-person and online on a weekly basis.

Public Leadership, MA is online with five in-person weekend seminars.

All others are online with in-person weekend classes.

State Authorization

Please check our State Authorization Status List for the states and territories from which we can enroll students in specific online degree programs. Please note that once enrolled, relocating during the course of a program to another state could impact eligibility to continue in the program. Answers to some common questions about state authorization are posted on the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page. Please email for questions regarding state authorization at the University of San Francisco.