University of Southern California - Master's Degree

The University of Southern California is a large university in Los Angeles, California. It is home to the USC Trojans, who have won 100 NCAA team championships.

  • Average Tuition USD 67,212

School Description

Some famous alumni of USC include George Lucas, Will Ferrel, Neil Armstrong, and Louis Zamperini. Due to its close ties with Hollywood, many films have been shot at USC. Some of the movies filmed on campus are Forrest Gump, Legally Blonde, The Social Network, and Ghostbusters.

Master Programs

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States

    Accounting

    USD 67,212 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States

    Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism

    USD 67,212 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the theory and practice of gathering, processing, and delivering news and that prepares individuals to be professional print journalists, news editors, and news managers. Includes instruction in news writing and editing; reporting; photojournalism; layout and graphic design; journalism law and policy; professional standards and ethics; research methods; and journalism history and criticism.

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States

    Architecture

    USD 67,212 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of architecture and to conduct research in various aspects of the field. Includes instruction in architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; professional responsibilities and standards; and related cultural, social, economic, and environmental issues.

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States

    Art and Design

    USD 67,212 Tuition Fee

    Any instructional program in fine arts and art studies not listed above.

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States

    Bovard College

    USD 67,212 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services.

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States

    Business

    USD 67,212 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States

    Cinematic Arts

    USD 67,212 Tuition Fee

    A program in the visual arts that focuses on the study of the history, development, theory, and criticism of the film/video arts, as well as the basic principles of film making and film production.

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States

    Dentistry

    USD 67,212 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of medicine, involving the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of illnesses, injuries, and other disorders of the human body. Includes instruction in the basic medical sciences, clinical medicine, examination and diagnosis, patient communications, medical ethics and law, professional standards, and rotations in specialties such as internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics, neurology, ophthalmology, radiology, clinical pathology, anesthesiology, family medicine, and psychiatry.

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States

    Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

    USD 67,212 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of social systems, social institutions, and social behavior.

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States

    Dramatic Arts

    USD 67,212 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of dramatic works and their performance. Includes instruction in major works of dramatic literature, dramatic styles and types, and the principles of organizing and producing full live or filmed productions.

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States

    Education

    USD 67,212 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services.

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States

    Engineering

    USD 67,212 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the solution of practical problems.

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States

    Independent Health Professions

    USD 67,212 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to practice as licensed professionals and assistants in the health care professions and related clinical sciences and administrative and support services.

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States

    Keck School of Medicine

    USD 67,212 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of medicine, involving the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of illnesses, injuries, and other disorders of the human body. Includes instruction in the basic medical sciences, clinical medicine, examination and diagnosis, patient communications, medical ethics and law, professional standards, and rotations in specialties such as internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics, neurology, ophthalmology, radiology, clinical pathology, anesthesiology, family medicine, and psychiatry.

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States

    Law

    USD 67,212 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of law, for taking state and national bar examinations, and for advanced research in jurisprudence. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of the legal system, including the statutory, administrative, and judicial components of civil and criminal law.

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States

    Neuroscience Graduate Program

    USD 67,212 Tuition Fee

    A residency training program that prepares physicians in the prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, critical care, and rehabilitation of disorders of the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems, using operative and non-operative means; the evaluation and treatment of pathological processes that modify the function or activity of the nervous system; and the management of pain. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States

    Pharmacy

    USD 67,212 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of medicine, involving the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of illnesses, injuries, and other disorders of the human body. Includes instruction in the basic medical sciences, clinical medicine, examination and diagnosis, patient communications, medical ethics and law, professional standards, and rotations in specialties such as internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics, neurology, ophthalmology, radiology, clinical pathology, anesthesiology, family medicine, and psychiatry.

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States

    Public Policy

    USD 67,212 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic analysis of public policy issues and decision processes. Includes instruction in the role of economic and political factors in public decision-making and policy formulation, microeconomic analysis of policy issues, resource allocation and decision modeling, cost/benefit analysis, statistical methods, and applications to specific public policy topics.

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States

    Social Work

    USD 67,212 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the professional practice of social welfare administration and counseling, and that focus on the study of organized means of providing basic support services for vulnerable individuals and groups. Includes instruction in social welfare policy; case work planning; social counseling and intervention strategies; administrative procedures and regulations; and specific applications in areas such as child welfare and family services, probation, employment services, and disability counseling.

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States

    Thornton School of Music

    USD 67,212 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the knowledge and skills associated with personal music appreciation, the playing of a musical instrument, singing or recreational composition. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

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Rankings

  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 21
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 66
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 115
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 60
  • The Economist Which MBA
    The Economist Which MBA 40
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 43
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 44
  • Financial Times (MBA)
    Financial Times (MBA) 59

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.99
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 100
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 7.00
  • Minimum ACT 23

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    Established in 1880

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          • Testimony
            1994-2000, Ph.D.

            USC is rich with history, culture and greatness. Such a small area packs a lot of schools, buildings and great things you can find in exceptional university. For graduate engineering students, there are plenty of courses available. The labs and facilities are among the best in the country. I really enjoyed my 6 years at USC. It was such an experience to be with a great school with great professors and colleagues.

          • Testimony
            1975-1980, BA

            Everyone should try to attend USC. This school has so many good Professors and the Students are very helpful too. This is a World Class University that is recognized by all Aerospace Companies. So if you want to get a career started in STEM/ Research, complete an application for USC.

          • Testimony
            1989-1993, Masters

            I highly recommend the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. It provides a challenging environment of success where you will acquire all the skills you need in today's quickly changing world. The professors and staff were so very helpful and friendly and the school's reputation is the best. I greatly enjoyed my time at USC. I am very happy I got my MS in Chemical Engineering from USC. Fight On ! Class of 93.