USC Price School of Public Policy

Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies

Is graduate school your immediate goal after graduation?

For many USC Price undergraduates, the answer to that question is “yes.” Many attend the top law, medical, public policy, and urban planning programs as well as graduate programs in related fields. A sample of USC Price graduates going on to graduate school immediately after receiving their degree is listed below.

  • Dora Leong Gallo, BS, USC Price 1990; Master of City Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Chief Executive Officer, A Community of Friends
  • Brian Hom, BS, USC Price 2002; JD, USC Gould School of Law
    Associate, Morgan, Lewis and Bockius
  • Jacqui Hood, BS, USC Price 1977; JD, Yale Law School
    President, Vermont Business and Professional Women
    President Elect 2012-13 Franklin Grand Isle Counties Bar Association
  • James Lewis, BS, USC Price 1997; Master of Public Administration, Syracuse University
    City Manager, City of Pismo Beach, CA
  • Naseema McElroy, BS, USC Price 2003; Master of Health Administration, University of Southern California
    Administrative Fellow, Kaiser Permanente
  • Lori Meloch, BS, USC Price 1987; JD, USC Gould School of Law
    Senior Counsel, State Bar of California
  • Jessica Morog, BS, USC Price 2005; Master of Business Administration Candidate, University of Indiana
  •  Nicole Sharma, BS, USC Price 2010; Master of Education Policy and Management Candidate, Harvard University
  • Anthony Taylor, BS, USC Price 1997; JD, USC Gould School of Law School
    Attorney-at-Law, Aleshire, Wynder and Sylva, LLP
  • Taryn Tarnutzer, BS, USC Price 2009; Master of Communication Management, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
  • Grace Cainoy Weltman, BS, USC Price, 1997; Master of Public Policy, University of Southern California
    Program Director, Community Partners


We work closely with students to ensure they’re prepared for graduate school. Some of the resources available to USC students who are thinking about graduate school are listed below: