Graduate Programs at USC Viterbi

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

DEN@Viterbi is currently ranked the #1 Online Graduate Computer Technology (Computer Science) Program and #2 Online Graduate Engineering Program – across 40+ degree programs by U.S. News and World Report.

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Important News

Fall 2020 Applicants:  Master's and Ph.D. applicants are not required to submit hard copies of transcripts at the time of application – only electronic copies are required. This is a Viterbi School exemption only.

Application Deadlines

  Master’s Programs

    • Fall 2020 Scholarship Consideration Deadline: December 15, 2019
    • Deadline for requesting a second program application fee waiver: January 1, 2020
    • Fall 2020 Final Deadline: January 15, 2020

    Doctoral Programs

    Fall 2020: December 15, 2019

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