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St. Edward's University welcomes international students into all graduate programs. The university delivers graduate programs in two modalities: flexible in-person and fully online. All international students outside of the United States may choose to enroll in a fully online program. Under US Immigration and Customs Enforcement regulations, student visa holders who are already present or wishing to enter the United States to study in either a fully online or flexible in-person programs may be limited in their program options and course load requirements.  Students enrolled in the flexible in-person modality will be required to submit an application when requesting an I-20 (F1) or DS-2019 (J1) to declare their location/current place of residence.

Fully Online Programs: Flexible In-Person Programs:
Course work is delivered online in a combination of asynchronous and synchronous (US Central Time Zone) modalities. The program is delivered through a majority of in-person class hours combined with asynchronous or synchronous online sessions (US Central Time Zone).  Participation in the in-person delivery sessions is critical to success in the program.

Degree Programs

Master of Business Administration - Online (MBA)

M.S. in Digital Marketing and Analytics (MSDMA)

M.S. in Business Analytics (MSBA)

MS Accounting Analytics (MS-ACT)

M.S. in Organizational Leadership (MSOL)

M.Ed. n In Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)*

Ed.D. of Education of Leadership and Higher Education**

Degree Programs

Master of Business Administration - Flexible In-Person (MBA)

Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC)

No Visa Requirement:

Students enrolling in a fully online program from outside of the United States are eligible to enroll and are not required to obtain a visa as entry to the United States is not required for completion. 

Students utilizing F1 or J1 Visas:

Because U.S federal regulations restrict online enrollment, International students pursuing an F-1 or J-1 visa are not allowed to enroll in an online program of study.

Other Visa Types

Please review the Immigration and Customs Enforcement resource found online here.

Students utilizing F1 or J1 Visas:

Must enroll as full-time students (9 or more credit hours). At least 6-credit hours must be taken in courses providing in-person learning. 

  • Students interested in flexible in-person programs must reflect that on their applications and apply for admissions prior to entering the United States. 
  • Upon admission F1 & J1 students may obtain an I-20/DS-2019 from the university after completing a modality attestation. 
  • Students may utilize the I-20/DS-2019 to apply for their visas.
  • F1 & J1 visa students are required to complete the attestation at the start of the academic program.
  • The university provides in-person session attendance verification tools for students to complete with their faculty as a means of documentation.

Other Visa Types

Please review the Immigration and Customs Enforcement resource found online here.

*International students who enroll in the ABA program may not be eligible for licensure outside of the United States. Additionally, the students must research BCBA qualifying internship locations prior to enrolling in the program.

**As part of the first semester of enrollment, students are required to participate in a two-day in-person residency at St. Edward's Austin, TX campus. This requirement may be waived upon the approval of the program director.