Application Guidelines, Dates and Deadlines
Carefully review the Graduate Application Guidelines before initiating the online USC Graduate Admission Application.
|Communication (Ph.D.)||December 1, 2019||Application guidelines|
|Strategic Public Relations (M.A.)||January 1, 2020||Application guidelines|
|Communication Management (M.C.G.)||January 1, 2020||Application guidelines|
|Journalism (M.S.)||January 5, 2020||Application guidelines|
|Public Diplomacy (M.P.D.)||January 15, 2020||Application guidelines|
|Digital Social Media (M.S.)||January 31, 2020||Application guidelines|
|Specialized Journalism (M.A.)||January 31, 2020||Application guidelines|
|Specialized Journalism (The Arts) (M.A.)||January 31, 2020||Application guidelines|
|Global Communication (M.A.) /
Global Media (M.Sc.)
How to Apply - Graduate
View and download USC Annenberg viewbook and application guidelines.
Tuition Cost and Financial Aid
The estimated cost of attendance is provided at USC Financial Aid. Below is additional information about financial aid and scholarships.
U.S. citizens and permanent U.S. residents are eligible to apply for federal financial aid. Submit the FAFSA to initiate the process.
Departmental Merit-based Scholarships and Awards
All graduate applications completed by the application deadline are considered by our faculty admission committee for available scholarships and awards. If you are selected for an Annenberg departmental scholarship or award, you will be notified formally by USC Annenberg Admissions.