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 Leventhal Announce Joint Degree in Accounting and Finance
New joint degree combines finance education with accounting skills that are in high demand from employers.
Three world-class universities. Three continents. Three degrees. One unparalleled experience.
USC Marshall’s undergraduate business specializations provide unique value for students seeking to turn their ideas into outcomes in the rapidly evolving 21st-century global marketplace.
The Emphases, introduced in Fall of 2021, are optional specializations for undergraduates within the Business Administration (BUAD) degree program, complement the renowned joint, interdisciplinary programs and specialized degrees to elevate an approach that prepares students for the real world, right now.
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.
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.
As a comprehensive business school, Marshall is redefining what an undergraduate business degree can provide, from new Joint Degrees and Emphases to STEM certification and Progressive Degrees.
"Our faculty are constantly innovating and building curriculum to enable students to succeed in the dynamic and fluid world of today and tomorrow."
— Ramandeep Randhawa, Vice Dean for Undergraduate Programs
USC Marshall has taken the lead in creating innovative new joint-degree programs that leverage the IP of University of Southern California schools like the top-ranked Viterbi School of Engineering and the renowned School of Cinematic Arts. More partnerships are on the horizon, as Marshall continues to offer undergraduates an educational experience designed to meet student interest and marketplace demand.
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.
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.
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.
USC Marshall’s undergraduate business specializations provide unique value for students seeking to turn their ideas into outcomes in the rapidly evolving 21st-century global marketplace. The Emphases, introduced in Fall of 2021, are optional specializations for undergraduates within the Business Administration (BUAD) degree program, complement the renowned joint, interdisciplinary programs and specialized degrees to elevate an approach that prepares students for the real world, right now.
Data-driven decision making.
Business Administration with an emphasis in Business Analytics teaches students analytical and hands-on skills to aid data-driven decision making, execution, and evaluation.
Communication skills to achieve professional goals.
Business Administration with an emphasis in Communication provides students with the skills deemed most desirable by employers across all industries and fields to drive individual success as an employee, colleague, and workplace leader.
ENTREPRENEURSHIP + INNOVATION
Skills to adapt and solve in a dynamic world.
Business Administration with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship and Innovation provides students the skills, tools, and mindset to create new products, new services, new ventures, and new worlds as they meet the needs of customers and help solve the thorny problems we face as an economy and a society.
Develop skills for financial analysis, decision making, and value creation.
Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance provides specialized skill sets for students wishing to work in the finance industry, preparing them for complex tasks involving finance, economics, and advanced computer modeling.
This program consists of courses offered by both the Marshall School of Business and the School of International Relations. Students completing the program receive a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in International Relations.
LEADERSHIP + INNOVATION
Leadership and innovation for competitive advantage.
Business Administration with an emphasis in Leadership and Innovation teaches students to lead and innovate, identify and solve critical problems, and build a sustainable competitive advantage.
Effective marketing for organizations of the future.
Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing provides students with creative and analytical skills for effective marketing strategy, execution, and evaluation across industries.
REAL ESTATE FINANCE
Dynamic growth in an ever-changing market.
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Geoffrey H. Palmer Real Estate Finance Program provides specialized skill sets for students wishing to work in real estate finance and development, preparing them for the specific complexities of real estate finance, economics, and state-of-the-art computer modeling.
Managing risk to maximize opportunity.
Business Administration with an emphasis in Risk Management enables students to manage the risks of an increasingly complex and interconnected business environment.
APPLYING TO USC MARSHALL
As a top-ranked four-year business school housed at a leading private research institution, a USC Marshall business degree allows extraordinary students to cement their own legendary futures.
First-Year: Virtual Information Sessions designed for high school juniors / seniors / families for a comprehensive overview of Marshall are on Wednesdays at 11:00A and 3:00P PT. REGISTER HERE
Transfer: Designed to give an in-depth look at the transfer process and academic life at USC. Specifically, the admission process, transfer credit policy, academics and financial aid. REGISTER HERE
USC Marshall School of BusinessOffice of Undergraduate AdmissionsPhone: (213) 740-8885EMAIL
INFORMATION FOR ADMITTED STUDENTS
Register for an online session through the USC PORTAL. If you have any questions about attending an event, you can always reach out to the Undergraduate Admission office directly: EMAIL
Learn about USC On-Campus Tours HERE. Student-Led, Self-Guided, and Virtual Tours are all available.
High School Students
At USC Marshall, you will develop a thorough knowledge of business fundamentals, including organizational behavior, finance and business economics, business communication, accounting, marketing, and business strategy. During your junior and senior years, you will choose courses that allow you to study one more specific area of business in depth.
Anyone who has attended college after high school and wishes to attend USC is eligible to apply as a transfer student. We recommend that transfer students seek admission after they have completed a minimum of 30 transferable units, including USC Marshall prerequisites.
The Pathways Program
The Marshall Pathways Program (MPP) is the first Undergraduate Admissions initiative designed to assist underrepresented Black and African—American undergraduate students successfully transfer to USC Marshall. Marshall Admissions partners with USC Enrollment Services Division to identify students who were on the cusp of being admitted to USC as freshmen, and invite these high achieving students to apply to USC as sophomore transfer students.
INSTITUTES + CENTERS
The Peter Arkley Institute for Risk Management educates the next generation of risk management leaders for an increasingly complex and interconnected business environment. A curriculum focused on stimulating critical thinking and sharpening analytical skills equips students to meet the risk challenges of tomorrow.
Born out of a collaboration with the Southern California risk management industry, the Institute emphasizes professional development through internships, mentorships, and networking events.
Department: Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
At the Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, students learn a mindset that sets them apart and better positions them to make a positive difference in the world. This mindset is about much more than just founders and founding processes. It is about adaptable, flexible thinking; assessing and managing risk in dynamic, uncertain environments; and finding and pursuing new opportunities.
The Brittingham Social Enterprise Lab is a Center of Excellence at the USC Marshall School of Business building an ecosystem of students and professionals equipped with the business skills and resources to advance market-based approaches to pressing societal issues. Through education, community building, research, professional development, and narrative change, the Lab is a nucleus for social impact at Marshall, USC, and beyond.
Powerful new technologies are changing the world, with unprecedented possibilities for benefit and harm. The Neely Center’s mission is to help leaders make responsible decisions about the design, use, and governance of these emerging technologies. We accomplish this by advancing the research, education, and interdisciplinary conversations necessary for developing and sharing “Technological Intelligence” (TQ). TQ is the capacity to understand and explain how technology works and how to use it to enhance productivity and well-being.
ALUMNI IN ACTION
Dean's Dialogue: Kevin Aluwi (02/23/2021)
The Rise of the Super App: In the latest Dean’s Dialogue, Geoff Garrett speaks with Kevin Aluwi ’09, co-founder of Gojek, Indonesia’s biggest technology platform.
New Podcast: Marshall Voices
A Good Eye for Art
Marshall alumna Arushi Kapoor has put her business education to use in the global secondary art market.
From Student to Professional
Need a Tutor? Swipe Right
With the TutorTies app, Kyle Adomian ’22 changes the tutor-student dynamic.
Always be Closing
Entrepreneur Daniel Wiener ‘16 launches Autobound, a startup that solves major inefficiencies faced by Business-to-business sales teams.
Resources For Current Students
Current students, please visit STUDENTS.MARSHALL.USC.EDU for more information on Advising, Academics, Career Services, Global Programs.
Current USC Students seeking to transfer into the Marshall School of Business their second year can find more information on this process at STUDENTS.MARSHALL.USC.EDU under 'How to Apply'.
Undergraduate Admissions: (213) 740-8885 | EMAIL
Undergraduate Advising and Student Affairs: (213) 740-0690 | EMAIL
Undergraduate Career Services: (213) 740-5705 | EMAIL
Undergraduate International Program: (213) 764-8447 | EMAIL