GRE WAIVED FOR 2021 APPLICANTS
Applicants for the DPPD must make a formal application for doctoral admission to USC. Admission to the DPPD program is highly selective.
Applicants are expected to hold a Master’s degree in a field closely related to the core master’s degree programs offered in the Price School. Applicants without master’s degrees will be expected to complete foundation courses prior to entering the degree core courses. The foundation courses will be determined in consultation with the appropriate degree advisor.
The following items are required in order to complete the applications process:
NOTE: This program does not require GRE or GMAT scores.
International students must also submit the following documents:
Based on a review of the online application, a group of finalists for the program will be invited to the campus for an interview and other exercises including a required writing sample and a small group conversation. Final selections will be made from among this group based on their applications, interviews, and essays.
Interview date: April 4th