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The University of San Francisco, in conjunction with the University Alliance, offers you the opportunity to earn a professional certificate anytime, anywhere – in your home, at work, or even while you travel. No classroom attendance is required.
Through advanced Internet technology, you’ll be immersed in a stimulating online learning environment that facilitates communication and collaboration between you, your fellow classmates and instructors. There’s never been an easier, more convenient way to balance work, school and family.
University of San Francisco’s Online Learning Tools Keep You Connected
University of San Francisco’s online classroom is second to none! With dynamic features such as online chat rooms, recorded video, message boards and email, you’ll enjoy rich, real-time interaction.
Two-way voice over IP, instant messaging and shared virtual whiteboards allow you to interact with fellow classmates and instructors in real time. Discuss weekly assignments or ask questions. It’s just like being in a real classroom, but this one is live on the Internet.
Online Recorded Video Lectures
The classroom comes to you. Watch and learn from instructors and corporate professionals as they deliver lectures and course materials online – when and where it’s convenient for you! You’ll also receive all video lectures on CD-ROM, so you can “attend class” even when you’re offline.
New MP4 Video Lectures
Advance your education using the latest technology – and enjoy unparalleled portability – with MP4 video lectures, now available for all of the university’s 100% online certificate programs! Download lectures onto your iPhone, iPod or other video-enabled mobile device and keep up with your coursework at the gym, on the train or anywhere you can safely view video content.
MP3 Audio Lectures
In addition to watching your weekly lectures online or on CD-ROM, you can also listen to them on the go by downloading them to any MP3 player. Catch up whenever and wherever you like – whether you’re commuting to the office, working out or walking the dog.
Student & Instructor Email
A dedicated email system allows you to communicate and collaborate with your online instructors and fellow students.
Post and answer questions or discuss key topics and online course assignments with your instructors and classmates.
E-Learning Resources That Can Help You Succeed
You’ll find a wide variety of support every step of the way – from your initial inquiry to the completion of your online certificate program. Whether you have a question about an assignment, technical support or enrollment, you’ll receive the personal attention and service that maximizes your learning experience.
Virtual classes, email and Internet message boards deliver extended interaction with instructors and classmates, ensuring an engaging and rewarding educational experience. In fact, many students find they are learning, participating and enjoying themselves more in these online certificate programs than they ever did in a traditional classroom.
Your Program Representative
To help you achieve your goals, you will be assigned a dedicated program representative. Your representative will help you register for courses and assist you in ordering books and materials. You will develop a close working relationship with your representative and are encouraged to take advantage of the full range of services he or she can provide.
Customer Service and 24/7 IT Support
We are here for you when you need assistance or technical support. Choose the option that’s most convenient for you — phone or email.