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    Graduate Program Information


    Master's Programs

    Application Information
    Important steps for applying to a master's degree program at the Viterbi School of Engineering

    Doctoral Programs

    Application Information
    Important steps for applying to a doctoral (Ph.D.) program at the Viterbi School of Engineering


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    The University of Southern California (USC) is one of the world’s leading private research universities. Located in the heart of Los Angeles, USC offers extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary study and research.

    VIRTUAL TOUR The Viterbi School of Engineering, ranked 12th amongst the top graduate engineering schools by U.S. News & World Report, offers over 60 programs in a broad range of disciplines.

    Events

    Drop-In Q&A for Prospective Students

    Thursdays in Fall 2021

    These quick sessions thru Zoom are designed for those that have specific questions they want to be answered. Questions will be submitted using the Q&A function and will be answered verbally by a USC Viterbi School of Engineering representative.

    IMPORTANT: If you have already submitted an application, we will not be answering questions about when a specific application will be reviewed or whether all materials have been received.

    Thursdays 9amThursdays 4pm

    *Please note: Thursday, November 11 there will be no Q&A at 9am. Instead, we invite you to attend our Propective Student Webinar




    Virtual Graduate Research Symposium

    September 9-10

    The University of Southern California-Viterbi School of Engineering is proud to present our Graduate Research Symposium!
    Over the course of two days, this program will provide insight into the engineering graduate school and various research that is occuring. Participants will have the opportunity to engage with current students, faculty and staff, and will walk away with an understanding of some of the exciting research taking place at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.

    Register & Reserve your spot




    Upcoming Webinars

    GENERAL  APPLICATION INFORMATION

    Online webinars are held throughout the year via Zoom and hosted by Viterbi School representatives. All that is needed to participate is a computer with internet access. Webinars are designed for prospective students to learn more about:

    • Master's & Ph.D. Programs
    • Application Requirements
    • Tuition & Funding

    There will also be ample time for questions.

    **Please note, event times are listed in PT (Pacific Time) - to determine your local time, you may use the Time Zone Converter.

    Date/TimeTopicRegistration
    Wednesday, September 29
    5pm PDT
    Prospective Students: Chat with a USC Rep Register
    Tuesday, October 5
    5pm PDT
    Spotlight Series: Master of Science in Analytics Register
    Wednesday, October 6
    5pm PDT
    Spotlight Series: Master of Science in Quantum Information Science Register
    Monday, October 11
    5pm PDT
    Spotlight Series: Master of Science in Communication Data Science Register
    Wednesday, October 13
    4pm PDT
    Prospective Students: Chat with a USC RepRegister
    Thursday, October 14
    5pm PDT
    Spotlight Series: Master of Science in Advanced Design & Construction Technology Register
    Tuesday, October 26
    9am PDT
    Prospective Students: Chat with a USC RepRegister
    Thursday, November 11
    9am PDT
    Prospective Students: Chat with a USC RepRegister
    Monday, November 22
    4pm PDT
    Prospective Students: Chat with a USC RepRegister
    Friday, December 3
    9am PDT
    Prospective Students: Chat with a USC RepRegister
    Thursday, December 9
    2pm PDT
    Prospective Students: Chat with a USC RepRegister


    SPOTLIGHT SERIES

    Spotlight Series webinars are co-hosted by faculty and highlight unique programs at the USC Viterbi School.  To view previous presentations, please visit the Spotlight Series Archives. Information and course details provided in the webinars is subject to change. Please consult the USC Catalogue for information related to the current academic year.

    **Please note, webinar event times are listed in PT (Pacific Time) – to determine your local time, you may use the Time Zone Converter.

    Date/TimeTopicRegistration Link
    Friday, September 17
    11am PDT
    Spotlight Series: Master of Science in Health Systems Management Engineeringrecording coming soon
    Tuesday, October 5
    5pm PDT
    Spotlight Series: Master of Science in Analytics Register
    Wednesday, October 6
    5pm PDT
    Spotlight Series: Master of Science in Quantum Information Science Register
    Monday, October 11
    5pm PDT
    Spotlight Series: Master of Science in Communication Data Science Register
    Thursday, October 14
    5pm PDT
    Spotlight Series: Master of Science in Advanced Design & Construction Technology Register



    Virtual Q&A

    Representatives from the USC Viterbi School's graduate program will be available for virtual meetings via Zoom.

    Have a question about our graduate programs? Need information on applying? Schedule your 15 minute appointment today!

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    Contact Us

    • Email: Contact us at viterbi.gradadmission@usc.edu and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

    • Chat: Chat with us via the Unibuddy platform. Select "Staff" and send us your questions.

    Meet the Graduate Recruitment Team

    Do you have questions about applying for a Master's or PhD program in engineering at USC? Please contact one of our team members and we'll be happy to help.

    Camillia Lee

    Assistant Dean
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    William Schwerin

    Director
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    Ray Xu

    Director, Shanghai Office
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    Kevin Henry

    Director, Diversity Recruitment and Inclusion
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    Jessica Stern

    Associate Director
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    Ray Fujioka

    Assistant Director
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    Want to learn more about staff at USC Viterbi, Get to Know Us!