USC Price School of Public Policy

Media and Communications Policy

Policy Area Specializations

Media and Communications Policy

Effective communication of public policy is critical to social and political change. This specialization explores how media shapes politics and how to communicate and advocate policy solutions.

Suggested management elective:

  • PPD 654 – Information Technology Management in the Public Sector

Suggested analytic elective:

  • PPD 542 – Program and Policy Evaluation

Sample electives may include:

  • PPD 693 – Communicating Public Policy
  • Annenberg School for Communication:

  • CMGT 566 – Communication Law and New Technology
  • CMGT 565 – Communication Law and Broadcasting
  • CMGT 560 – Communicating Policy in the Global Marketplace
  • CGMT 582 – Communication for International Development