Online Learning Experience

Nursing@USC was created specifically for a top-tier online learning experience, in step with the university’s focus on innovative, hands-on learning. The program features live classes, immersive content and hands-on clinical placements. By combining the most engaging aspects of online learning with real-life connections, Nursing@USC prepares students to succeed in their careers as advanced practice nurses.

Participate in Live Classes

Using our sophisticated learning platform, it is easy to join classmates and professors for dynamic learning sessions wherever you have an internet connection.

Discuss concepts 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 streamed in HD video and audio

Classes limited to 12 students

Coursework designed and led by university faculty

Engage With an Immersive Digital Campus

Nursing@USC allows you to find lectures and self-paced coursework in one convenient location.

The Nursing@USC digital campus was created with years of research into the best methods to teach online learners. Our dashboard and mobile app offer students one-click access to assignments, grades, tech support, readings and more, all designed exclusively for online students.

Classes feature options for individualized learning (dark mode, variable video speeds, etc.)

Course content available online 24/7

User-friendly technology platform with available support

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

Locations 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. Beyond the many available USC resources, you will also have access to Dworak-Peck Connect, our exclusive community forum where you will find networking opportunities, job postings and active discussions.

As a student, you will establish connections with professors, classmates and alumni across the country.

In-person and online collaboration

Worldwide supportive Trojan network

Faculty assistance for students outside of class

Experience Ongoing Support

Nursing@USC offers expert advice to students as they explore the career connections between their job experiences, personal strengths and degree pursuits. Our Career Success team is committed to providing resources and personalized coaching support to enhance a student’s marketability, employability and promotability throughout the program.

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

Dedicated technology assistance

Innovative career curriculum to help clarify professional goals

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.