Academic Programs

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The Price School’s rigorous academic programs prepare students with the knowledge and distinctive opportunities to make meaningful contributions within their fields. Integrating classroom instruction with real-world learning experience, our multidisciplinary approach provides USC Price graduates a clear pathway to success.

Esteemed faculty, an innovative curriculum, and our abundance of resources have earned the Price School a reputation of excellence. In fact, the School was recently ranked #3 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. Most important, USC Price graduates are creating positive influence on society by shaping public policy that improves quality of life.

Undergraduate Programs

For undergraduate students who enrolled prior to Fall 2016, please visit the Bachelor of Science in Policy, Planning, and Development page for more information.

Master’s Programs

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Doctoral Programs

Executive Education

Specialized Executive/Leadership Programs:

Graduate Certificate Programs

Online Programs

International-focused Academic Programs and Specializations