USC Rossier School of Education

USC Rossier prepares you to be a leader in your field, advance educational equity in your institution or organization, and use research and innovation to solve the most challenging problems in education.

Online Doctoral Programs

USC Rossier offers online doctoral degrees, master’s degrees and professional development programs designed for aspiring and experienced education professionals. Explore USC Rossier’s program options in the below categories.

  • Leadership (4)
    The Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership online (EDL online) program trains professionals to understand and apply relevant research and theory as leaders of the education institutions and organizations, while accommodating the schedule of a working professional.
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    The Doctor of Education in Mental Health Leadership online program tackles systemic issues in mental health, equipping professionals with skills to lead organizations effectively and advance social justice. Flexible and tailored for working professionals, it fosters expertise in program development and strategic advocacy.
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    For leaders who want to drive systemic change, the online Doctor of Education in Organizational Change and Leadership program prepares you to facilitate conditions that create effective, adaptable and competitive organizations across industries, including colleges, universities and private firms.
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    A first-of-its-kind program, the Global Executive Doctor of Education hybrid online/on-campus curriculum prepares senior-level educational leaders, policy makers, administrators and change agents for the challenging task of improving individual and national education outcomes.
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Online Master's Programs

  • Teaching and Administration (7)
    The online Master of Arts in Teaching program, designed for aspiring K-12 teachers who want to improve student outcomes in their communities, combines engaging online learning with meaningful teaching experiences and prepares students to earn a preliminary teaching credential in California.
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    The Master of Arts in Teaching – Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages online program trains students to teach English, in the United States and internationally, and uses rigorous and culturally responsive strategies to improve educational equity in their communities.
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    The online Master of Education in Enrollment Management and Policy program prepares professionals to lead enrollment efforts in admission, financial aid, orientation, student retention and strategic planning at colleges, universities and private preparatory schools.
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    Giving students the skills to design, deliver and evaluate effective instructional programs, the online Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology program is focused on online learning, corporate training, performance assessment, design and evaluation, and management of educational programs.
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    Launch your higher education career, equipped with the knowledge and skills to support students and campus communities in areas like administration, student affairs, residential life, student development, athletics and beyond with the online Master of Education in Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs.
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    The online Master of Education in School Counseling is designed for those who aspire to become school counselors in K-12 settings and explores relevant challenges affecting today’s schools, focusing on the well-being of the whole child through support of their social, emotional and academic needs.
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    With a focus on telemental services, the Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy online (MFT online) program trains future clinicians for a variety of client needs in both in-person and virtual settings. The curriculum blends traditional and online therapeutic approaches, giving you a broad range of skills to significantly impact the constantly changing field of mental health.
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By the numbers

Rossier at a glance

1,667
online students
949
on-campus students
47%
first-generation students
75
alumni are now superintendents in California
69%
of students identify as non-white
11
research centers