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Welcome to a place where academics inform action. Where global perspective is put into practice. Where hands-on learning leads to a lifetime of impact. Your path to a meaningful future starts here.

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Counseling &
Marital and Family Therapy

Gain skills, theory and hands-on practice to create change for the better.

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Leadership Studies

Create innovative and dynamic approaches to learning and leadership.

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Learning and Teaching

Make an impact both inside and outside of the classroom.

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Naval ROTC

Serve our country as a commissioned officer in the Navy and Marine Corps.

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Graduate Certificates

Expand your professional reach while earning graduate level credit with a certificate from USD.

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SOLES Commencement Ceremony

Find everything you need to know about USD's Commencement 2022 events and ceremonies.

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SOLES Faculty Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the following SOLES Faculty Research Grants (FRG) Awardees and Faculty Grant Initiative (FGI) Recipients for the 2022-2023 Academic Year.

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Global Opportunities

Last year, 258 students took part in one of our 20 international experiences offered in 12 countries.

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SOLES Faculty Grant
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Courses Abroad
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“I believe it is so important for us to experience another culture and country because that cultural awareness makes stronger practitioners.”

— Miguel Rodriguez, '18
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“The emphasis SOLES places on guided self-reflection has helped me understand who I am as a person, as a student, and as a professional. I wouldn't have had this chance for growth without SOLES.”

— David Horber, Masters Student, Higher Education Leadership
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“The international experience was life-changing and allowed me to understand leadership from a hands-on, global perspective.”

— Jessica García De Paz, '15
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