USC Price School of Public Policy

Policy Area Specializations

Education Policy

This specialization focuses on the challenges of educating an increasingly diverse and urbanized population and considers issues related to the law, politics and economics of education.

Suggested management elective:

  • PPD 545 – Human Behavior in Public Organizations OR
  • PPD 690 – Alternative Dispute Resolution

Suggested analytic elective:

  • PPD 617 – Urban Demography and Growth OR
  • PPD 542 – Program and Policy Evaluation

Sample electives may include:

Rossier School of Education:

  • EDUC 653 – Advanced Qualitative Research
  • EDUC 709 – Finance in Higher Education
  • EDUC 717 – Schooling as an Economic Enterprise
  • EDUC 719 – The Policies and Politics of Education Governance