Master's & Doctoral Programs at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering


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The Viterbi School of Engineering is one of the oldest professional schools on the USC campus and ranked amongst top graduate schools for engineering & computer science by U.S. News & World Report.

DEN@Viterbi is consistently ranked in the Top 10 for the Best Online Graduate Engineering Program - across 40+ degree programs - and Top 5 in Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology (Computer Science) Program by U.S. News and World Report (2023).

Application Deadlines
for Masters & PhD Programs



The GRE is not required for all Spring & Fall 2023 applications.

Master's Programs

Spring 2023 Semester

  • September 15, 2022
Fall 2023 Semester
  • December 15, 2022*

* DEN@Viterbi (Online Delivery) Deadline Extension: An application deadline extension for Fall 2023 is available for online DEN@Viterbi applicants who intend to pursue their entire degree program online and do not require a visa sponsorship. Please email den@viterbi.usc.edu to request an application extension.


On-campus students who apply by published 2023 deadlines will be considered for scholarships if admitted.

Online DEN@Viterbi applicants can view the Master's Scholarships (DEN@Viterbi) page for scholarship opportunities.


Doctoral Programs

Fall 2023 Semester

  • December 15, 2022

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Published on February 23rd, 2017

Last updated on January 27th, 2023