The USC Master of Public Diplomacy is a member of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) which consists of member schools and affiliated programs dedicated to the improvement of professional education in international affairs. All APSIA member schools prepare students for the global workplace of the 21st Century by combining multidisciplinary, policy-oriented, intercultural studies with career development.
There are multiple opportunities available to help fund a graduate program in public diplomacy. Investigating these options as early as possible is beneficial. The Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs provides a valuable list of fellowships and scholarships that can be applied towards the Master of Public Diplomacy.