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Graduate Degrees

Through its six major academic divisions, the University of San Diego offers 39 different master's degrees, the JD and five LLM degrees, several dual degree programs, and three doctoral degrees – two in nursing and one in leadership studies. Several of these degrees offer a choice of areas of specialization. The list provided gives the degrees currently offered. Detailed information about these degrees is available through the Graduate Course Catalog and the School of Law. Each degree is linked to the academic department offering the degree, and the department page will open in a new window.

Because of the variety of programs offered, there are many different deadlines associated with our graduate programs. In some cases, programs offer entry during the summer, spring, and fall terms, while others only fall or summer entry. Please consult with the program website, admissions information page, or the graduate bulletin for the deadlines associated with your program.

College of Arts and Sciences
MA in History
MA in International Relations
MFA in Dramatic Arts
MS in Marine Science
School of Business Administration
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Enterprises Concentration
  Finance Concentration
  International Business Concentration
  Managerial Leadership Concentration
  Marketing Concentration
  New Venture Management Concentration
  Supply Chain Management Concentration
Custom Corporate MBA
MBA for Corporate Counsel (JD required)
MS in Accountancy
  Controllership and Accounting Information System Development specialization
  Corporate Reporting and Financial Management specialization
  Personal Financial Planning specialization
MS in Executive Leadership
MS in Global Leadership
MS in Real Estate
MS in Supply Chain Management
MS in Taxation
Concurrent Degree Programs
  MBA / IMBA and MS in Real Estate
  (See also Inter-School Concurrent Degree Programs and International Dual Degrees below)
School of Law
Juris Doctor (JD)
JD/LLM in Taxation
LLM in Business and Corporate Law
LLM in Comparative Law (for international lawyers)
LLM in International Law
LLM in Taxation
General LLM (concentrations as approved)
MS in Legal Studies
School of Leadership and Education Sciences
MA in Counseling
  Clinical Mental Health Counseling specialization
  School Counseling specialization
MA in Higher Education Leadership
MA in Leadership Studies
MA in Marital and Family Therapy
MA in Nonprofit Leadership and Management
MA in Teaching History and Social Science (MAT)
MEd in Curriculum and Instruction
  - with Elementary teaching credential (MCC)
  - with Secondary teaching credential (MCC)
  Montessori Education specialization
MEd in Special Education
  - with Mild/Moderate teaching credential (MCC)
MEd in TESOL, Literacy, and Culture
Online MEd
  - Curriculum and Instruction
  - Universal Design for Learning
  - STEAM: Science Technology Engineering Arts and Mathematics
  - 21st Century Literacies
PhD in Leadership Studies
Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science
Master's Entry Program in Nursing (for non-RNs with bachelor's degrees)
MS in Health Care Informatics
MSN, Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist
MSN, Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner/Family Nurse Practitioner
MSN, Clinical Nurse Leader
MSN, Executive Nurse Leader
MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner
MSN, Health Care Informatics
MSN, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Family Nurse Practitioner
MSN, Family/Lifespan Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
PhD in Nursing
  BSN to PhD in Nursing with Executive Nurse Leader focus
  BSN to PhD in Nursing with Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist focus
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Peace Studies
MA in Peace and Justice Studies
Inter-School Concurrent Degree Programs
JD/MA in International Relations
International Dual Degree Programs
University of San Diego with Tecnológico de Monterrey (Tec)
  Tec: MBA, MS in Finance, or MS in Marketing
University of San Diego with Otto Beisheim School of Management (WHU)

The University of San Diego reserves the right to add or withdraw programs whenever such changes are adjudged to be desirable or necessary.