Graduate Admissions

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General Admission Requirements

The University of San Diego Graduate School's applicant selection is competitive and based on evidence that the applicant will be able to successfully pursue a program leading to a post–baccalaureate degree, certificate, or credential in the field to which the student is applying.

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Applicants seeking admission to the University of San Diego graduate programs must hold a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited and approved institution. Applicants seeking admission to either of the doctoral programs must also hold a master's degree.

Deadlines for each graduate program at USD vary. Please see the department for program deadlines or contact Graduate Admissions via e–mail or by phone at (619) 260-4524.