Signature Programs

From worldwide collaborations with peer institutions to experiential opportunities and online education, USC leads the way in breaking down geographic boundaries to promote scholarship around the globe with a variety of unique signature programs. Search all international programs »

World Bachelor of Business

USC Marshall School of Business

In partnership with Bocconi University and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, this bold new direction in higher education enables students to study at three top business schools in major economic and cultural zones, earning a bachelor’s degree from each institution and emerging ready for success in the fast-moving global economy.
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iPodia Alliance

USC Viterbi School of Engineering

This international consortium of leading higher education institutions uses iPodia, a new pedagogy of interactive, inverted and international education, to create a true "classrooms-without-borders" paradigm around the world. The USC-led iPodia Alliance counts among its charter members Peking University, National Taiwan University, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, India Institute of Technology – Bombay and RWTH Aachen University in Germany.
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USC-SJTU Institute of Cultural and Creative Industry (ICCI)

USC Marshall School of Business and USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

Established by Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) in collaboration with USC in 2015, ICCI cultivates innovative talent, research, and services for China’s creative industries.
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Dual Degree in Global Communication

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

The USC Annenberg School and the London School of Economics & Political Science dual master’s degree program enables students to study in two of the world’s global media capitals. Students will have access to experts in new technology, global media, international telecommunications and media studies. As professionals with a global perspective, graduates will have the opportunity to play a powerful role in redefining the way the world communicates.
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China Initiative

USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

In partnership with Peking University, the USC Chan Division's China Initiative seeks to improve the standards for the educational preparation of, and the clinical care provided by, occupational therapists in China.
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Global Executive Doctor of Education

USC Rossier School of Education

The Global Executive Doctor of Education (Global EdD) program prepares senior educational leaders, policy makers, administrators, and change agents for the challenging task of improving individual and national education outcomes through strategic use of policy, innovative practice and assessment. The Global Executive EdD stresses the examination of educational solutions from around the world as participants work with their own local challenges.
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USC International Artist Fellowship

The program supports emerging creators in any of USC’s preeminent arts schools — Architecture, Cinematic Arts, Fine Arts, Music, Dramatic Arts and Dance — as they add their voices to artistic dialogues across nations that reflect the cultural diversity of our increasingly interconnected world. Special focus is on the rapid ascent of nations of the Pacific Rim, Latin America and Southeast Asia.
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