University of San Diego - Master's Degree

University of San Diego is a contemporary Catholic university from San Diego, California that offers a range of bachelor's and master's degree programs across 9 colleges and schools. University of San Diego is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

  • Average Tuition USD 62,487
  • Acceptance Rate 46%
  • Students 8,349
  • International Students 3%
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Established in 1949, University of San Diego began as a separate college for men and women under the leadership of Bishop Charles Francis Buddy and Mother Rosalie Clifton Hill. A little over two decades later, the two colleges united to become the University of San Diego.

Today, University of San Diego lies on 180 acres of land on a pristine canyon that is home to over 8,500 students—9% of which are international students—enrolled in its 9 colleges and schools through which the university offers 43 bachelor's and 20 master's degree programs in areas such as arts and sciences, business, education, nursing and health, engineering, peace studies, law, and theology. Settling in to your new home at University of San Diego should not be difficult with on-campus housing available to freshman students and upperclassmen alike, and a variety of campus activities organized year round to make socializing a breeze such or join any of the university's 17 NCAA Division 1 teams and or 18 sororities and fraternities.

Master Programs

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    Accountancy

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

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    Business Administration

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

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    Computer Engineering

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the mathematical and scientific areas in analysing, designing, developing and operating computer hardware and software systems, and related equipment and facilities.

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    Counseling

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

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    Cyber Security

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Cyber Security. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the techniques used to identify, search, seize and analyze digital media; cyber investigations against criminal and terrorist activities; computer boot processes and drives; jumper setting; file access and reconstruction; hacking; network systems; cryptography; programming; web-based investigation methods; cyberterrorism and applicable laws and administrative procedures.

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    Drama

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Drama. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history of theatre; dramatic literature; dramatic styles; and the analysis of theatre plays. Students are also offered performance-focused courses in acting, musical theatre, costume design and stage management.

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    Finance

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

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    History

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

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    International Relations

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the principles of International Relations, politics and international institutions. The program offers courses that focus on the study of foreign policy analysis; international law and organization; the comparative study of specific countries and regions; and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

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    Jurisprudence

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical study of law.

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    Law

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the world of law and contemporary governance, with a focus on the European Union. The program offers courses that focus on the independent professional practice of law; the legal system; and civil and criminal law.

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    Laws

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical study of law.

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    Leadership

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the leadership skills required in a business, government, non-profit, or educational setting. The program offers courses that focus on the study of organizational planning; the dynamics of leadership; team building; conflict resolution and mediation; communication; and other management skills.

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    Management

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

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    Nursing

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

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    Real Estate Development

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    This program enables students to successfully manage development projects, proactively shape a business environment, and analyze variables that contribute to challenges and innovation. The program offers courses that focus on the study of architectural design and construction; historic preservation; landscape architecture; urban planning and design; business; real estate; zoning laws; public policy; and engineering.

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    Science Education

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Science Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of teaching science-related subject matter at various educational levels.

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    Supply Chain Management

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Supply Chain Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of acquisitions and purchasing; inventory control; storage and handling; manufacturing; logistics planning; shipping and delivery management; transportation; quality control; resource estimation and allocation; and budgeting.

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    Taxation

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Taxation. The program offers courses that focus on the study of tax law and regulations; tax record systems; individual and corporate income taxation; tax planning; partnerships and fiduciary relationships; estates and trusts; property depreciation; capital gains and losses; dispositions; and transfers, liquidity, and valuation.

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    Teaching

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Teaching. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of educational services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities; diagnosing learning disabilities; developing individual education plans; teaching and supervising special education students; special education counseling; and applicable laws and policies.

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Rankings

  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 85
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 801
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 389
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 140
  • Financial Times (MBA)
    Financial Times (MBA) 97

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 83
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 7.00
  • Minimum incoming GMAT 500
  • Minimum ACT 25
  • Average SAT Score 1835

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    Established in 1949

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    University of San Diego was named among The Princeton Review's Top 125 Best Western Colleges.

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            2000-2004, Bachelor's Degree, Political Science and Government/Business Administration

            A Lifetime Of Memories

            My educational, professional and social experience at USD prepared me to succeed in the real world and I'll always be grateful for the opportunity.

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            1993-1996, Bachelor of Arts, History

            It only gets better

            Really pleased at how the university has continued to build on its excellence in quality and focus on teaching and learning.

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            1987-1989, Advanced in English language, English

            Unforgettable !!

            The experience I had in USD in the begging of my carrier was decisive for my professional development