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Offered Degrees BS, MS, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Online Courses MS, Post-Graduate
Total Programs 473
Online Programs 9
Salary after Completing $20,400 - $91,500

Offered Degrees at USC

University of Southern California is categorized by Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie categorization. University of Southern California offers 473 programs through online and on-site (classroom) education. It offers Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate and Post-Graduate Certificate degree. The following table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability.
Offered Degrees and Number of Programs
University of Southern California
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassSalary Range after Completing Program*
Bachelor's Degree1240$20,400 - $91,500
Post Bachelor's Degree10-
Master's Degree1796$16,200 - $159,600
Post Master's Degree733$15,500 - $184,800
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship850$38,500 - $98,900
Doctor's degree - professional practice60$38,500 - $98,900
Doctor's degree - other50$38,500 - $98,900
Total4739-
*Salary data is from College Scoreboard

Field of Study by Offered Degree/Program

Bachelor'sMaster'sDoctorate (Research)Doctorate (Practical)Doctorate (Other)Post-Bachelor's CertificatePost-Master's Certificate

USC Bachelor's Programs

University of Southern California offers Bachelor's degree with 124 major programs. All programs are on-site education (i.e distance learning opportunity is not offered for the Bachelor's degree). The following table describes the offered major area and its subprograms for Bachelor's degree at University of Southern California.
Bachelor's Programs
University of Southern California
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompleterAverage Salary after Completing
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 3
Environmental Studies2-
Environmental Science1-
Architecture [+] 206
Architecture9$48,600
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning6$45,200
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology67-
Real Estate Development124-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 14
American/United States Studies/Civilization3-
East Asian Studies2-
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies1-
Near and Middle Eastern Studies--
Area Studies (other)2-
African-American/Black Studies2-
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies2-
Asian-American Studies--
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)2-
Communication and Journalism [+] 17
Speech Communication and Rhetoric8$39,200
Journalism5$40,600
Broadcast Journalism1-
Public Relations/Image Management3-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 275
Informatics1-
Computer Science247$85,200
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation27-
Education [+] 1
Education1-
Engineering [+] 413
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering43$70,500
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering51$64,500
Chemical Engineering41$64,600
Civil Engineering12$71,500
Structural Engineering12-
Water Resources Engineering--
Civil Engineering (other)1-
Computer Engineering42$86,400
Electrical and Electronics Engineering60$76,000
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering1-
Mechanical Engineering96$64,500
Industrial Engineering54$73,600
Engineering Technology [+] 28
Engineering-Related Fields (other)28-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 32
Linguistics1-
Comparative Literature2-
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services (other)3-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics6-
Russian Language and Literature2-
French Language and Literature6$40,700
Italian Language and Literature1-
Spanish Language and Literature9-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
English Language And Literature [+] 11
English Language and Literature8-
Creative Writing3-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 62
Biology/Biological Sciences3$25,500
Biochemistry20-
Biophysics4-
Pharmacology and Toxicology (other)11-
Computational Biology7-
Neuroscience5$27,300
Neurobiology and Neurosciences (other)12-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 56
Mathematics1-
Computational and Applied Mathematics1-
Financial Mathematics54-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 22
Gerontology15-
International/Global Studies1-
Cognitive Science3-
Human Biology1$29,500
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)2$32,400
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 0
Kinesiology and Exercise Science--
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 14
Philosophy3$44,900
Philosophy (other)6-
Religion/Religious Studies4-
Jewish/Judaic Studies1-
Physical Sciences [+] 4
Physical Sciences--
Astronomy1-
Chemistry1-
Geology/Earth Science1-
Physics1-
Psychology [+] 10
Psychology10$31,700
Human Services [+] 46
Public Policy Analysis46-
Social Sciences [+] 94
Social Sciences1$30,800
Anthropology3-
Archeology2-
Economics-$47,300
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics18-
Geography--
Geographic Information Science and Cartography13-
International Relations and Affairs13$39,900
Political Science and Government21$42,300
Political Economy2-
Sociology8$33,600
Urban Studies/Affairs13-
Transportation And Materials Moving [+] 0
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology--
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 224
Visual and Performing Arts3-
Digital Arts15-
Dance16-
Design and Visual Communications5$35,100
Game and Interactive Media Design1-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts2$20,400
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology4-
Playwriting and Screenwriting26-
Acting2-
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (other)3-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies7$27,400
Cinematography and Film/Video Production1-
Art/Art Studies2$32,700
Fine/Studio Arts6-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2-
Music1$23,600
Music Performance17-
Music Theory and Composition7-
Keyboard Instruments5-
Voice and Opera7-
Jazz/Jazz Studies1-
Stringed Instruments1-
Brass Instruments3-
Woodwind Instruments4-
Music (other)2-
Music Management81-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 139
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist21-
International Public Health/International Health40-
Behavioral Aspects of Health64-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist14-
Business [+] 1,289
Business Administration and Management1,020$57,800
Accounting189$63,400
International Business/Trade/Commerce46-
Real Estate34-
History [+] 9-
History3$34,000
History (other)6-

USC Master's Programs

University of Southern California offers Master's degree with 179 major programs. Among them 6 programs are available through online classes. The following table describes the offered major area and its subprograms for Master's degree at University of Southern California.
Master's Programs
University of Southern California
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompleterAverage Salary after Completing
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 22
Environmental Studies22-
Architecture [+] 174
Architecture-$54,800
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning52$58,200
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology89-
Real Estate Development25$109,300
Architecture and Related Services (other)8-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 5
American/United States Studies/Civilization2-
East Asian Studies3-
Communication and Journalism [+] 479
Speech Communication and Rhetoric18$60,400
Communication and Media Studies (other)271-
Journalism70$43,400
Broadcast Journalism1-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia40-
Public Relations/Image Management53-
International and Intercultural Communication26-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 1,240
Artificial Intelligence11-
Informatics135-
Computer Science996$108,200
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration51-
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation21-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications1-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance25-
Education [+] 622
Educational Leadership and Administration-$49,000
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration69-
Urban Education and Leadership--
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)--
Learning Sciences21-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services67$66,900
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services39-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)--
Music Teacher Education--
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)304-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor122$35,700
Engineering [+] 1,328
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering91$92,300
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering48$73,200
Chemical Engineering32-
Civil Engineering7$78,100
Structural Engineering52-
Transportation and Highway Engineering12-
Water Resources Engineering3-
Computer Engineering51-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering535$94,300
Telecommunications Engineering--
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (other)7-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering22-
Materials Engineering51-
Mechanical Engineering96$82,900
Petroleum Engineering38$72,200
Systems Engineering27-
Industrial Engineering31-
Manufacturing Engineering3-
Operations Research7-
Electrical and Computer Engineering2-
Engineering (other)213$87,700
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 12
Linguistics4-
Comparative Literature4-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
Legal Studies [+] 521
Advanced Legal Research/Studies91-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers398-
Comparative Law1-
International Business, Trade, and Tax Law31-
English Language And Literature [+] 13
English Language and Literature4-
Creative Writing--
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (other)9-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies--
Library Science [+] 40
Library and Information Science40$45,300
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 129
Biology/Biological Sciences--
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology12-
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (other)1-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology10-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences (other)25-
Microbiology and Immunology16-
Molecular Genetics1-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology3-
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences (other)1-
Molecular Pharmacology4-
Biostatistics19-
Bioinformatics21-
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology (other)4-
Biotechnology10-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography--
Molecular Medicine1-
Neuroscience1-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 122
Mathematics6-
Applied Mathematics10-
Financial Mathematics99-
Statistics7-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 315
Gerontology132$47,500
Historic Preservation and Conservation6-
International/Global Studies12$35,200
Dispute Resolution45-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)120-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 0
Kinesiology and Exercise Science--
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] 1
Religious/Sacred Music1-
Physical Sciences [+] 16
Chemistry6-
Geology/Earth Science2-
Physics3-
Materials Science5-
Psychology [+] 115
Psychology9-
Applied Psychology94-
Applied Behavior Analysis12-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 4
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies4-
Human Services [+] 1,490
Public Administration175$66,500
Public Policy Analysis54$55,000
Public Policy Analysis (other)42-
Social Work1,200$49,900
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other)19$138,400
Social Sciences [+] 149
Anthropology8-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics80-
Development Economics and International Development--
Geography-$55,700
Geographic Information Science and Cartography39-
International Relations and Affairs1-
Sociology2-
Urban Studies/Affairs19-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 375
Digital Arts15-
Design and Visual Communications7-
Game and Interactive Media Design18-
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology--
Playwriting and Screenwriting32-
Acting9-
Directing and Theatrical Production--
Film/Cinema/Video Studies26$29,600
Cinematography and Film/Video Production147-
Fine/Studio Arts10-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation4-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)4-
Music History, Literature, and Theory--
Music Performance3-
Music Theory and Composition3-
Keyboard Instruments11-
Voice and Opera8-
Jazz/Jazz Studies4-
Stringed Instruments16-
Music Pedagogy--
Brass Instruments3-
Woodwind Instruments4-
Music (other)29-
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management3-
Music Management19-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 951
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology12-
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (other)16-
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist--
Health/Health Care Administration/Management187$78,700
Long Term Care Administration/Management--
Physician Assistant49-
Medical Scientist5-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling45-
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs6-
Clinical and Industrial Drug Development7-
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics87-
Industrial and Physical Pharmacy and Cosmetic Sciences1-
Pharmaceutical Sciences18-
Public Health133$46,800
International Public Health/International Health110-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist157-
Physical Therapy/Therapist1-
Nurse Anesthetist--
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing108-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)9-
Business [+] 1628-
Business Administration and Management409$122,100
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management--
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management4-
Project Management69-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)93-
Accounting72$64,000
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations (other)102-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration216-
International Business/Trade/Commerce56-
Management Science322$95,600
Business Statistics131-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)56-
Marketing/Marketing Management21-
Taxation64$69,500
Construction Management11-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)2-

USC Doctorate (Research) Programs

University of Southern California offers Doctorate (Research) degree with 85 major programs. All programs are on-site education (i.e distance learning opportunity is not offered for the Doctorate (Research) degree). The following table describes the offered major area and its subprograms for Doctorate (Research) degree at University of Southern California.
Doctorate (Research) Programs
University of Southern California
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompleterAverage Salary after Completing
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 3
American/United States Studies/Civilization3-
Communication and Journalism [+] 14
Speech Communication and Rhetoric14-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 30
Computer Science30-
Education [+] 297
Educational Leadership and Administration268$98,900
Urban Education and Leadership9-
Education (other)20-
Engineering [+] 123
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering7-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering17-
Chemical Engineering13-
Civil Engineering8-
Computer Engineering1-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering47-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering4-
Mechanical Engineering13-
Petroleum Engineering4-
Industrial Engineering9-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 7
Linguistics3-
Comparative Literature2-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics--
French Language and Literature--
English Language And Literature [+] 5
English Language and Literature5-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 79
Biology/Biological Sciences--
Biomedical Sciences1-
Molecular Biology9-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology--
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology--
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences (other)10-
Microbiology and Immunology--
Molecular Genetics6-
Oncology and Cancer Biology5-
Molecular Pharmacology3-
Biostatistics6-
Computational Biology9-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography3-
Evolutionary Biology1-
Epidemiology7-
Molecular Medicine--
Neuroscience12-
Neurobiology and Anatomy1-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)6-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 9
Mathematics3-
Applied Mathematics6-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 3
Gerontology3-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 3
Philosophy3-
Religion/Religious Studies--
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] 2
Religious/Sacred Music2-
Physical Sciences [+] 54
Chemistry27-
Chemical Physics2-
Geology/Earth Science13-
Physics7-
Materials Science5-
Psychology [+] 14
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)14-
Human Services [+] 8
Public Policy Analysis2-
Social Work6-
Social Sciences [+] 21
Anthropology--
Economics4-
Geography--
International Relations and Affairs7-
Political Economy--
Sociology5-
Urban Studies/Affairs5-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 48
Film/Cinema/Video Studies9-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1-
Music Performance1-
Music Theory and Composition4-
Keyboard Instruments12-
Voice and Opera3-
Jazz/Jazz Studies2-
Stringed Instruments6-
Music Pedagogy3-
Brass Instruments6-
Woodwind Instruments1-
Music (other)--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 51
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (other)2-
Clinical and Industrial Drug Development3-
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics9-
Pharmaceutical Sciences3-
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (other)--
Behavioral Aspects of Health6-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist2-
Physical Therapy/Therapist7-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)19-
Business [+] 12
Business Administration and Management12-
History [+] 3-
History3-

USC Doctorate (Practical) Programs

University of Southern California offers Doctorate (Practical) degree with 6 major programs. All programs are on-site education (i.e distance learning opportunity is not offered for the Doctorate (Practical) degree). The following table describes the offered major area and its subprograms for Doctorate (Practical) degree at University of Southern California.
Doctorate (Practical) Programs
University of Southern California
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompleterAverage Salary after Completing
Legal Studies [+] 189
Law189-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 709-
Dentistry173-
Medicine173-
Pharmacy189-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist75-
Physical Therapy/Therapist99-

USC Doctorate (Other) Programs

University of Southern California offers Doctorate (Other) degree with 5 major programs. All programs are on-site education (i.e distance learning opportunity is not offered for the Doctorate (Other) degree). The following table describes the offered major area and its subprograms for Doctorate (Other) degree at University of Southern California.
Doctorate (Other) Programs
University of Southern California
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompleterAverage Salary after Completing
Architecture [+] 7
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning7-
Engineering [+] 0
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering--
Physical Sciences [+] 0
Materials Science--
Human Services [+] 146
Social Work146-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 5-
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs5-

USC Post-Bachelor's Certificate Programs

University of Southern California offers Post-Bachelor's Certificate degree with 1 major programs. All programs are on-site education (i.e distance learning opportunity is not offered for the Post-Bachelor's Certificate degree). The following table describes the offered major area and its subprograms for Post-Bachelor's Certificate degree at University of Southern California.
Post-Bachelor's Certificate Programs
University of Southern California
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompleterAverage Salary after Completing
Business [+] 28-
Restaurant/Food Services Management28-

USC Post-Master's Certificate Programs

University of Southern California offers Post-Master's Certificate degree with 73 major programs. Among them 3 programs are available through online classes. The following table describes the offered major area and its subprograms for Post-Master's Certificate degree at University of Southern California.
Post-Master's Certificate Programs
University of Southern California
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompleterAverage Salary after Completing
Architecture [+] 25
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning--
Environmental Design/Architecture6-
Landscape Architecture1-
Architectural History and Criticism--
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology3-
Real Estate Development15-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 6
East Asian Studies--
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)6-
Communication and Journalism [+] 5
Communication4-
Communication and Media Studies (other)1-
Journalism--
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs (other)--
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 0
Computer and Information Sciences (other)--
Education [+] 88
Special Education and Teaching50$50,500
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented38-
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services--
Elementary Education and Teaching--
Secondary Education and Teaching--
Foreign Language Teacher Education--
Engineering [+] 7
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering--
Transportation and Highway Engineering1-
Computer Software Engineering1-
Petroleum Engineering--
Systems Engineering5-
Engineering (other)--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 1
Language Interpretation and Translation1-
Legal Studies [+] 815
Advanced Legal Research/Studies51-
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence30-
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law48-
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)17-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)669$88,600
Library Science [+] 0
Library and Information Science--
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 0
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences (other)--
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences [+] 5
Signal/Geospatial Intelligence5-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 28
Gerontology3-
Historic Preservation and Conservation3-
Dispute Resolution20-
Sustainability Studies2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)--
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 1
Religion/Religious Studies1-
Human Services [+] 28
Public Policy Analysis22$57,700
International Policy Analysis4-
Public Policy Analysis (other)1-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other)1-
Social Sciences [+] 20
Geographic Information Science and Cartography20-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 56
Art History, Criticism and Conservation11-
Music Performance32-
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management13$95,700
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 122
Advanced General Dentistry--
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology10-
Dental Public Health and Education1-
Endodontics/Endodontology11-
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery3-
Orthodontics/Orthodontology6-
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics9-
Periodontics/Periodontology4-
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology5-
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (other)5-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management30$72,800
Long Term Care Administration/Management12-
Medical Scientist4-
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs7-
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (other)10-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)5-
Business [+] 262-
Business/Commerce1-
Business Administration and Management-$85,500
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management38-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management40-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)34-
Finance12-
Business Statistics86-
Marketing/Marketing Management47-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)4-