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Fall 2023 Dean's Report

Fall 2023 Dean's Report

Teaching + Innovation

"With a rich suite of high-quality degree programs at all educational levels, we have a close-to-unique value proposition for our students: no matter where you are in your career journey, a Marshall education will vault you to the next level of success."

— Dean Geoff Garrett


21st Century Leadership

"Leaders are facing enormous expectations, not only to demonstrate competence in their understanding of how technology works and how to use it, but also to use it in ethical and responsible ways that benefit their companies, that benefit their workers, their customers, and society at large."

— Nathanael Fast, Director of the Neely Center for Ethical Leadership and Decision Making


"What makes this field of study even more unique at USC is that we have a university-wide sustainability initiative which keeps sustainability on the top of mind for all of us. Every student, staff, and faculty at USC has an opportunity to make a big impact."

— Smrity Randhawa

Assistant Dean Leventhal Undergraduate Programs

Associate Professor of Clinical Accounting

Business of Sustainability

"Identifying scalable solutions and deploying them successfully is not at all easy. Students have to grapple with highly unstructured problems in new contexts and cultures."

— Sriram Dasu, Professor of Data Sciences and Operations


Integrated suite of the highest quality academic programs at all levels

Undergraduate Joint Degree Programs

Offered in unique partnerships with other USC schools, joint degrees are a singular diploma with intentional curricular integration from two schools as a 128-unit, four-year program.

  • BS Business of Cinematic Arts (with USC School of Cinematic Arts)
  • BS Artificial Intelligence for Business (with USC Viterbi School of Engineering)
  • BS Real Estate Finance and Development (with USC Price School of Public Policy)
  • BS Accounting and Finance (with USC Leventhal School of Accounting)

Undergraduate + Graduate Progressive Degree Programs (PDP)

USC’s PDP program provides students the opportunity to pursue master’s degrees in parallel to completing their undergraduate degree requirements.

  • MS in Business Analytics
  • MS in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • MS in Finance
  • MS in Global Supply Chain Management
  • MS in Marketing
  • MS in Social Entrepreneurship
  • Master of Accounting
  • Master of Business Taxation


We believe that learning is lifelong and careers follow pathways. Meet some of our graduating students, recruit Marshall talent, and get inspired by Marshall alumni founder stories.

Recruiter Portals


  • Julie Benniardi '91

    Principal & Co-Founder, MGI & ReWeave L.A.

    "USC Marshall has given me an ever-growing network of like-minded individuals who have inspired in my entrepreneurial journey. I continue to meet alumni all over the world, and it’s been amazing to be inspired by their diverse, global perspectives while I continue my entrepreneurial adventure."



Faculty Highlights

USC Marshall hosts a globally diverse faculty of internationally known scholars and educators who are thought leaders in their fields, and are sought out regularly by media, businesses, and policymakers for their knowledge and PATHBREAKING RESEARCH. Through core curriculum and hands-on learning experiences, the school prepares tomorrow’s leaders to handle the challenges and opportunities facing business. To advance excellence in teaching, Marshall recognizes the impact of world-class educators with its unique flagship ENDOWED TEACHING CHAIRS PROGRAM and works to close the tenure gap for underrepresented faculty at business schools nationwide by HOSTING THE TENURE PROJECT. USC Marshall is advancing toward the goal of building organizational diversity with scholars from underrepresented groups in higher education.


Marshall students hear firsthand from industry titans who share their expertise and insights.