Additional Important Information for International Students

Program Eligibility

For international applicants who seek to become F-1 students, please be aware that the following programs are currently unavailable for students who require an F-1 visa:  MS in Supply Chain Management, MS in Global Leadership, MS in Executive Leadership, MS in Conflict Management and Resolution and MS in Cyber Security Engineering. However, international applicants who reside in the United States under an employment-based visa, such as H1-B or L-1, may be eligible for these programs.

MA in Social Innovation applicants:  Please note that USD has initiated the application process with the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) to obtain new program certification to issue the Form I-20, Certificate of Eligibility for F-1 student visa. International applicants will be reviewed, however, an admission decision will not be issued until the program is approved by SEVP.

  • Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS)
  • Dependents
  • Full-Time Status
  • Student/Non-Degree Seeking Status
  • Health Insurance
  • Visitor B Visa
  • Inability to Attend