USC Price School of Public Policy

Los Angeles: A Dynamic City to Study and Practice Public Administration

The University of Southern California is located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, a city rich in ethnic, cultural and economic diversity. The County of Los Angeles comprises 88 cities as well as numerous state and federal agencies, nonprofits, foundations, consulting firms and health care clinics. These organizations serve as sites for internship and externships, class projects, case studies, and potential employment for graduates who wish to stay in Los Angeles.