University of Southern California

USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Electrical Engineering


University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA 90007

United States


(213) 740-2311

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering

Format: Campus

Program Description:

With over 50 full time faculty, the Electrical Engineering Department at USC allows students to pursue research in virtually all branches of electrical engineering. Ph.D candidates have the chance to work in the labs of leading researchers in fields including photonics and lasers, image processing, optical computing and communications, multimedia technologies, controls, power systems, MEMS, integrated circuits and VLSI, and computer engineering. Our graduate curriculum is structured to prepare students for research ranging from the highly theoretical to more applied topics. Interdisciplinary research is also strongly encouraged and supported at the Ph.D. level at USC. The strength of our program is reflected in the quality of our graduates who have gone on to positions of leadership in business and academia in the U.S. and throughout the world.


University of Southern California is accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Financial Aid is available Federal Student Loans. Applicants may apply by completing the FAFSA and applying code 001328. Several scholarships also available.

Locale: Large City

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