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