Applying to USC Price

As society evolves, so do the needs of our communities. USC Price School of Public Policy seeks applicants who are motivated to better understand and meet those needs. Our online master's programs are designed for thought leaders who want to equip themselves to improve the quality of life of those around them.

Our online master's degree programs have three start dates every year. With each cohort, USC Price offers an Early Decision Deadline, which allows you to waive the $90 application fee.

Our first online MPA cohort will begin classes in fall 2019.

Application Deadlines - Urban Planning

Application Deadlines for Executive Master of Urban Planning Online
Classes Start Early Decision
Deadline
Early Application
Deadline
Final Application
Deadline

August 2019

April 29, 2019

May 31, 2019

June 19, 2019

Application Deadlines - MPA

Application Deadlines for Master of Public Administration Online
Classes Start Early Decision
Deadline
Early Application
Deadline
Final Application
Deadline

August 2019

April 29, 2019

May 31, 2019

July 1, 2019

Events

Our admissions team, faculty and staff hold a variety of events throughout the year for prospective USC Price students. These events, which are held in the programs' virtual classroom, offer attendees a chance to get a better understanding of the program and the online learning experience.

Application Requirements

All USC Price graduate candidates must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in order to apply.

Master's in Urban Planning
Master's in Public Administration