Online Learning Experience

Nursing@USC embodies the school’s focus on an innovative, high-touch approach to learning, featuring live classes, immersive content and real-world clinical placements. The program’s blended format and online campus foster engagement and collaboration, which prepare students to succeed in their careers as advanced practice nurses.

Participate in Live Classes

Join classmates and professors for dynamic learning sessions wherever you have an Internet connection.

Discuss key ideas with faculty and classmates, break into small groups for even more in-depth learning and meet with professors during live office hours.
Face-to-face, weekly classes delivered online
All classes limited to 12 students
Online collaboration with peers and professors

Engage With Immersive Course Content

Access recorded lectures and self-paced coursework from one convenient portal.

Between live class, complete coursework—including video case studies, readings and research—that is designed to teach core concepts and spur class discussion.

Coursework designed by USC faculty
Course content available online 24/7
User-friendly technology platform

Gain Local Clinical Experience

Help people in your community as you master advanced nursing skills.

Deliver advanced care under the supervision of a licensed nursing professional. Learn more about clinical placements.

Guidance from placement specialists
Sites offering nursing and social work practice
Located in or near your community

Attend On-Campus Intensives

Demonstrate your skills while visiting the beautiful and historic USC campus.

Perform two in-person assessments and gain hands-on knowledge in a collaborative learning environment. Learn more about OCIs.

One-on-one guidance from USC faculty
Feedback on your developing nursing skills
Opportunity to bond and network with colleagues

Build Lasting Relationships

Meet classmates and professors who share your passion for nursing and social justice.

Establish connections with professors, classmates and alumni across the country.

In-person and online collaboration
Worldwide Trojan Family support network
Faculty available to students outside of class

Receive a Global Access WeWork Membership

Study, attend online classes and meet with local classmates with a complimentary membership to WeWork, a global community of hundreds of shared workspaces.

Enjoy the amenities available at each WeWork site, including Wi-Fi and power outlets, printing and copying, mail and package handling, coffee and water, and lounge and kitchen areas.

Personal study spaces
On-site support staff
Professional & social events

Stand Out With LinkedIn Premium Career

You will receive complimentary access to LinkedIn Premium Career, which you can use to strengthen your professional network, boost your job prospects and enhance your skill set.

Supplement your nursing skills through LinkedIn Learning and seamlessly add coursework to your LinkedIn profile.

Message hiring managers
Optimize your resume
Prepare for interviews

Experience Ongoing Support

Receive support while you apply, while you are enrolled and after you graduate.

Access the resources you need to find success at USC. Learn more about student support.

Dedicated technology assistance
Career services and professional development
Use of all USC libraries and electronic resources

Take the Next Step

If you are an RN seeking advancement opportunities, discover how Nursing@USC can prepare you to take the next step in your career.