Dean Geoffrey Garrett
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Teaching + Innovation
Experiential Learning Center
Open Expression Statement
BS Business Administration (BUAD)
BS Accounting (ACCT)
World Bachelor in Business (WBB)
BS Business of Cinematic Arts (BCA)
BS Artificial Intelligence for Business (BUAI)
Full-Time MBA (FTMBA)
Executive MBA (EMBA)
Part-Time MBA (MBA.PM)
International MBA (IBEAR)
Online MBA (OMBA)
MS Business Administration (MSBUSAD)
MS Business Analytics (MSBA)
MS Entrepreneurship + Innovation (MSEI)
MS Finance (MSF)
MS Global Supply Chain Management (MSGSCM)
MS Marketing (MSMKT)
MS Social Entrepreneurship (MSSE)
Master of Business for Veterans (MBV)
Master of Management Studies (MMS)
Master of Accounting (MAcc)
Master of Business Taxation (MBT)
Master of Business Taxation for Working Professionals (MBT.WP)
Data Sciences + Operations
Management + Organization
GC in Business Analytics
GC in Financial Analysis + Valuation
GC in Management Studies
GC in Marketing
GC in Optimization + Supply Chain Management
GC in Strategy + Management Consulting
GC in Sustainability + Business
GC in Technology Commercialization
GC in Library and Information Management – Online
Executive Education Redirect
Business Communication (BUCO)
Data Sciences and Operations (DSO)
Finance + Business Economics (FBE)
Leventhal School of Accounting (ACCT)
Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies (BAEP)
Management and Organization (MOR)
Institutes + Centers
Peter Arkley Institute for Risk Management
Brittingham Social Enterprise Lab
Center for Investment Studies
Initiative on Digital Competition
Randall R. Kendrick Global Supply Chain Institute
Center for Effective Organizations
Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
VanEck Digital Assets Initiative
Institute for Outlier Research in Business
Center for Global Innovation
Neely Center for Ethical Leadership and Decision Making
Giving + Support
Alumni Engagement + Resources
USC Marshall and USC Price Announce Joint Degree in Real Estate
Undergraduate joint degree will build on the strengths of both schools to create a world-class real estate program.
Risk Management Students Contribute to Deloitte-Arkley Report
The hands-on learning opportunity with industry leaders found that S&P 500 companies are reporting more risk factors versus limiting their statements.
Fall 2022 Dean's Report
“At Marshall we’re committed to constantly redefining best-in-class, comprehensive business education in the creative capital of the world. This year we've launched a lot of incredible new programs and initiatives – from new undergraduate emphases and joint-degrees, to initiatives in data science and digital ethics, to our newly named Peter Arkley Institute for Risk Management and VanEck Digital Assets Initiative. There’s much to look forward to in 2023 and beyond."
— Geoff Garrett, Dean
Over its 100-year history, Marshall has forged deep ties with dynamic companies and business leaders, not only in southern California, but across the country and all around the world, creating unlimited opportunities for its students across a broad range of industries.
USC Marshall integrates its core curriculum with a spectrum of hands-on learning opportunities so that our students can take what they learn in the classroom and apply it to the real world, in real time. In the process, they learn more about themselves, the dynamics of teams, and the broader societal context in which business operates. Learning by doing prepares Marshall graduates to be immediately ready to thrive and excel in the workplace.
Accounting, entertainment, real estate, marketing, new media, technology. Los Angeles is a leader in these key global sectors and Marshall takes pride in providing L.A. with the innovative and visionary leaders needed to drive these industries forward.
The Trojan Network
The USC Marshall experience offers lifelong access to the business world’s premiere connector and accelerator for career success. Decades of intense commitment to the advancement of the Trojan brand have created an unrivaled professional edge.
The pace of technological change, globalization, and heightened stakeholder expectations have vastly expanded the business world’s definition of leadership. Through our innovative teaching practices and educational programs, we train 21st century business leaders to take full advantage of the endless opportunities made possible by technological progress while also managing its far-reaching social consequences.
To take advantage of innovation-driven opportunity, we must ensure that future business leaders have the cutting edge analytical, technical, and entrepreneurial skills needed to constantly reimagine business.
We believe that learning is lifelong and careers follow pathways. With academic excellence spanning the cinematic arts to data sciences, USC and Marshall allow students to combine multi-faceted fields of study to build a future-proof, highly sought-after skill set.
Located in one of the world’s leading business centers and the gateway to the Pacific Rim, USC is among the very best, most global universities in the U.S. — and no part of USC is more global than Marshall.
Our diverse and international community creates an exciting atmosphere of learning and discourse. Marshall has made considerable investments in programs, centers, research, experiences, and intellectual capital to broaden student perspectives and career pathways.
A two-year residential program for business leaders seeking to sharpen essential hard and soft skills, expand their professional network, and transform their career.
A 22-month program for executive and management-level professionals seeking to build the skills and knowledge for the next phase of their career.
A 33-month program designed for working professionals committed to developing a finer understanding of business and leadership on the global stage.
The USC Marshall International Business Education and Research (IBEAR) MBA is an accelerated one-year, full-time international MBA program for mid-career professionals with diverse backgrounds. Established in 1978, the IMBA program has over 2,100 alumni from 60 countries.
A 21-month globally connected program with a flexible and dynamic curriculum to help professionals advance and accelerate their careers.
Customize your graduate business learning experience to your career goals, with 1-year to 18-month programs in business analytics, finance, marketing, innovation, social entrepreneurship, global supply chain management and more.
Part of the USC Marshall School, the USC Leventhal School of Accounting offers three 1-year graduate programs and one part-time program for working professionals that will take their skills to the next level. Choose accounting, business taxation, or accounting with an emphasis in data analytics.
A certificate demonstrates the individual's desire to master his/her field or seek new knowledge about a particular area of interest. Knowledge gained can improve job performance. The certificate can enhance a resume and help the individual stand out in a competitive job market.
Welcome to Marshall
Undergraduate @ USC Marshall
USC Marshall School of Business is one of the world’s leading global undergraduate business programs. Our degrees allow students to combine in-depth knowledge of the theory and practice of business with a solid foundation in the liberal arts.
All Marshall undergraduate degrees are STEM designated. Our programs are rigorous, quantitative, and technology focused.
CUTTING-EDGE AI + ANALYTICS
Marshall students have access to a wide array of innovative coursework in Analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) across disciplines and degree programs like our AI FOR BUSINESS program joint with Viterbi School of Engineering, BUSINESS ANALYTICS EMPHASIS, or individual elective courses.
Global Fluency + Leadership
LINC and GLP are first-of-their-kind international experiences available to first-year USC Marshall students. USC Marshall’s unique WORLD BACHELOR IN BUSINESS (WBB) program focuses on developing global leaders and is the only 4-year, 3-continent, 3-degree program in the world.
Marshall students complement their business education with significant coursework outside of the business school. We offer interdisciplinary joint degrees BUAI, BCA, REFD, and ACFN. USC is an intellectually stimulating campus with more than 20 top schools across which our students have access to more than 200 minors and nearly 200 majors. This gives Marshall students unprecedented ability to build their own interdisciplinary path.
Leaders in Entrepreneurship
USC Marshall is home to the nation’s first integrated entrepreneurship program. Our students learn a mindset that sets them apart and better positions them to make a positive difference in the world. Read more about the LLOYD GREIF CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL STUDIES and BRITTINGHAM SOCIAL ENTERPRISE LAB.
The USC Marshall EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING CENTER (ELC) is the nation's first applied learning program to employ professional trainers to design and conduct simulations and workshops for undergraduates.
Marshall students have access to world-class FACULTY who are thought leaders in their areas, a team of dedicated and passionate ACADEMIC ADVISORS, and CAREER and RECRUITING resources, to ensure academic and career success.
BS Accounting and Finance (ACFN)
The USC Marshall School of Business, in partnership with its USC LEVENTHAL SCHOOL OF ACCOUNTING, has created a new joint degree, BS Accounting and Finance (ACFN). This joint degree provides undergraduates with an opportunity to formally incorporate technical accounting skills that are highly sought after in the finance industry into their degree pathway.
BS Real Estate Finance & Development (REFD)
The USC Marshall School of Business and the USC Sol Price School Of Public Policy have announced a new world-class degree, BS Real Estate Finance and Development (REFD), that combines the strengths of Marshall in real estate finance and investment and Price in real estate development and urban planning. The joint degree program will be offered to incoming freshmen in the fall of 2024.
USC Marshall leads the way in business educations as a top-ranked four-year business school housed at a leading private research institution. Undergraduate students are immersed in the University's foundation of "breadth with depth,” with a core curriculum that encompasses all of the major cornerstones of business.
USC Leventhal provides undergraduate students with the tools and resources they need to succeed. Our program is recognized for the immersive experience it offers accounting students. Graduates leave the program not only as qualified accountants, but as well-rounded professionals. Our students enter careers in accounting, finance, data analytics and more. Leventhal resides within the Marshall School of Business, which provides our students opportunities to interact with the top-notch faculty at Marshall.
Three world-class universities. Three continents. Three degrees. One unparalleled experience.
Students in the John H. Mitchell Business of Cinematic Arts Program (BCA) earn a joint degree recognized by the Marshall School of Business and the School of Cinematic Arts. Program-specific courses, internships, and networking give BCA students the competitive edge as business leaders in the entertainment industry.
In partnership with the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, the AI for Business joint-degree program brings together the expertise of two of the top business and engineering schools in the country to create a new generation of technically-savvy business leaders.
Doing Business in the Heart of Los Angeles
Ignite your career opportunities with Marshall’s prestigious four-year undergraduate business program. Enjoy the many cultural and lifestyle advantages of living in beautiful, sunny L.A.
NEWS + EVENTS
USC Marshall and USC Leventhal Announce Joint Degree in Accounting and Finance
New joint degree combines finance education with accounting skills that are in high demand from employers.
Western Academy of Management Recognizes Joe Raffiee as an Ascendant Scholar
The award recognizes early-career scholars who have made a significant impact in their fields.
2023 USC Marshall Research Fair
Scholars present their latest research on the impacts of new technology — March 10 from 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the USC Hotel Ballroom.
Nadine Watt: On Leadership and Giving Back
If you’re a young woman looking to enter the real estate development side, Nadine Watt would love to hear from you.
INSIGHT + ANALYSIS
Quoted: Kristen Jaconi in The Wall Street Journal
JACONI, associate professor of the practice of accounting, adds perspective in a piece evaluating the roles and responsibilities of risk management in the wake of recent banking failures.
Op-Ed: Business School Rankings Must Measure the "Social Value Added"
DEAN GEOFFREY GARRETT and colleagues ANN HARRISON [Haas] and ANDREW KAROLYI [SC Johnson] offer that existing rankings should do more to recognize how school improve social mobility of their students in the FINANCIAL TIMES.
Cited: Erica Jiang in Financial Times
JIANG, assistant professor of finance and business economics, and co-authors are showcased in a FINANCIAL TIMES piece discussing the fragility of the U.S. banking system.
Op-Ed: Worried That ChatGPT is Coming for Your Job? An Old Assessment Tool May Have the Answer
VISHAL GUPTA, associate professor of Data Science & Operations, offers BLOOM'S TAXONOMY presents valuable guidance when evaluating ChatGPT and other AI products for the LOS ANGELES TIMES.
Marshall Undergraduate Program is Ranked #1 by Poets & Quants
The 2023 POETS&QUANTS for Undergrads Best Business Schools Ranking places Marshall at the top.
Quoted: Rebecca Heino on Game Developer
HEINO, professor of clinical management and organization, offers a number of valuable insights and reminders for leaders in light of recent comments made by Blizzard executives at a company town hall.
Article: AI is Taking Over Our Workplaces. Here’s How It Could Impact Human Psychology—and Vice Versa
NATHANAEL FAST, associate professor of management and organization, authored a piece for FAST COMPANY calls for a nuanced, collaborative relationship with AI in order to ensure a better future.
MS Global Supply Chain Management (Online)
Master of Accounting
MS Business Analytics