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

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

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    Business Administration

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

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    Computer Engineering

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of computer hardware and software systems and related equipment and facilities; and the analysis of specific problems of computer applications to various tasks.

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    Counseling

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services.

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    Cyber Security

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    A program focusing on the principles and techniques used to identify, search, seize and analyze digital media and to conduct cyber investigations against criminal and terrorist activity. Includes instruction in computer boot processes and drives, jumper setting, file access and reconstruction, hacking, network systems, cryptography, programming, investigative techniques, forensic imagery, web-based investigation methods, cyberterrorism, and applicable laws and administrative procedures.

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    Drama

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of dramatic works and their performance. Includes instruction in major works of dramatic literature, dramatic styles and types, and the principles of organizing and producing full live or filmed productions.

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    Finance

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    An integrated or combined program in accounting and finance that prepares individuals to function as accountants and financial managers or analysts.

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    History

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the study and interpretation of past events, institutions, issues, and cultures.

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    International Relations

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of international politics and institutions, and the conduct of diplomacy and foreign policy. Includes instruction in international relations theory, 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

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals for the legal profession, for related support professions and professional legal research, and focus on the study of legal issues in non-professional programs.

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    Law

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of law, for taking state and national bar examinations, and for advanced research in jurisprudence. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of the legal system, including the statutory, administrative, and judicial components of civil and criminal law.

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    Laws

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals for the legal profession, for related support professions and professional legal research, and focus on the study of legal issues in non-professional programs.

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    Leadership

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on leadership skills that can be applied to a business, government, non-profit, or educational setting. Includes instruction in organizational planning, dynamics of leadership, finance, team building, conflict resolution and mediation, communication and other management skills.

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    Management

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    A program that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt in a rapidly changing, dynamic, and competitive global marketplace

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    Nursing

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

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    Real Estate Development

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to create and redevelop housing, offices, retail centers, and industrial sites. Includes instruction in architectural design and construction, historic preservation, landscape architecture, urban planning and design, business, real estate and land use law, public policy, and engineering.

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    Science Education

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to teach specific social science subjects and programs at various educational levels.

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    Supply Chain Management

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to manage and coordinate all logistical functions in an enterprise, ranging from acquisitions to receiving and handling, through internal allocation of resources to operations units, to the handling and delivery of output. Includes instruction in acquisitions and purchasing, inventory control, storage and handling, just-in-time 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

    A program that prepares individuals to provide tax advice and management services to individuals and corporations. Includes instruction in 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, transfers, liquidity, valuation, and applications to specific tax problems.

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    Teaching

    USD 24,840 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities, and that may prepare individuals to function as special education teachers. Includes instruction in 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) 90
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 946
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 454
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 157
  • Financial Times (MBA)
    Financial Times (MBA) 97

Admission Requirements

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

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

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          • Testimony
            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