USC Online

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Take advantage of our flexible distance and online offerings. We offer online certificate, undergraduate and graduate programmes that allow you to fit your study around your life.

About us

The University of Southern Caribbean (USC) is a long-standing provider of tertiary education in the Caribbean. USC Online is a division within the School of Distance Education that was specifically designed to meet the needs of students with a commitment to:

provide access to a high-quality, Adventist distance education experience and service that values a holistic, student-centred approach within the context and demands of the Caribbean and global community.


Most programmes are 100% online
Flexible payment options
Competent, caring committed faculty
Access to accredited programming
Programming that fits your schedule
Values-based online programming

Online Academic programmes


Certificate in Paralegal Studies (Professional Certificate)

This certificate programme provides students with the legal knowledge and practical skills necessary to become competent, ethical and legal paralegals and professionals. This certification provides 3 concentrations: General, Employment Relations and Land Conveyance.

Certificate in Music Business Administration (Professional Certificate)

The certificate aims to introduce students to the basic tenets of the music business gaining a critical understanding of the various facets of the music industry that include trade bodies, performing right organisations and how they operate, music publishing companies, the advent of streaming and streaming platforms, touring, merchandise and synch licensing etc. We will also look at issues surrounding the local industry in comparison to what is happening internationally.

Bachelor Degrees

Registered Nurse (RN) to BS in Nursing

This programme allows Registered Nurses, who are qualified at the Associate Degree level, to pursue a Bachelor of Science at USC in a two-year period in the online classroom environment. Relevant to T&T Nationals is that this program is GATE-approved. This programme is also available to Registered Nurses in the wider Caribbean region.

BS in Educational Studies - Special Education (emphasis)

This degree focuses primarily on relating and teaching children with special needs. Students are equipped with the behavioural and emotional support needed for their eventual careers.

Master Degrees

Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

The Master of Business Administration explores the foundations of business, the global environment in which it operates and the tools needed for intelligent decision making. The curriculum, taken in the track progression listed below is comprised of 12 6-week courses that are structured so that the course builds upon the mastery of other courses and emphasize the integration of course materials to ensure a cohesive, coordinated learning experience.

MA in Education Administration & Leadership - NEW

This programme aims to prepare learners to be effective leaders at various level in the education sector. The focus ins on education leadership for transformation and social justice and is offered over 18 months with two courses offered concurrently for 10 weeks. The programme has a residency midway through the programme.

Future Programmes

Programmes that are carded to come on-stream in the near future:

M.Sc in Education Psychology (September 2020)

B.Sc in Elementary Education (September 2021)

Post Graduate Diploma in Education (September 2020)

Current students

USC Online has a dedicated network of support offering assistance in IT, Student academic services, learning management services and general services. Our team of student support personnel is available to connect with you to address your academic writing, academic counselling and general student advising needs. Please follow the link below to access the various services available to you.


Anyone can become a USCian! USC offers a rolling application process. You may apply for study for September or January semesters, but all application documents must be received for processing before the semester of intended start.

Language Centre

Apply to learn a language offered by the Language Centre.

Other Courses

For information on other study offerings such as summer courses, short course, seminars etc click the link below.

Admission Deadlines

USC offers a rolling application process. You may apply for study for September or January semesters, but all application documents must be received for processing before the semester of intended start.

Contact Us


1.868.662-2241 EXT 1651



USC Online, School of Distance Education, University of Southern Caribbean
Maracas Royal Road
Box 175, POS, Trinidad & Tobago

Business hours

Monday to Thursday - 9 am to 5 pm
Our offices are closed on Saturdays, Sundays and all public holidays.