University of Southern California

USC Sol Price School of Public Policy

Planning and Development Studies


University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA 90007

United States


(213) 740-2311

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Planning and Development Studies;Ph.D. - Planning, Master of Planning;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

SPPD's Master of Planning program is committed to preparing students for practice — providing them with a core of knowledge that underlies the key forms and applications of planning. The MPL program's outstanding curriculum and rich institutional and intellectual environment prepare students for a wide range of careers in the field. USC is located just three miles from the hub of the region's planning activity centered in downtown Los Angeles.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities.

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

Size & Settings: 0-999

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