The main focus area for this major is International/Globalization Studies. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.
International Studies is a major offered under the multi / interdisciplinary studies program of study at University of Southern California. We’ve pulled together some essential information you should know about the master’s degree program in international studies, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, whether or not the degree is offered online, and more.
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In 2019-2020, the average part-time graduate tuition at USC was $1,995 per credit hour for both in-state and out-of-state students. The average full-time tuition and fees for graduate students are shown in the table below.
|In State||Out of State|
The median early career salary of international studies students who receive their master’s degree from USC is $62,012 per year. That is 8% higher than the national average of $57,520.
Online degrees for the USC international studies master’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the USC Online Learning page.
Women made up around 91.7% of the international studies students who took home a master’s degree in 2019-2020. This is higher than the nationwide number of 51.4%.
Around 66.7% of international studies master’s degree recipients at USC in 2019-2020 were awarded to racial-ethnic minorities*. This is higher than the nationwide number of 33%.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||4|
|Native American or Alaska Native||0|
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||0|
International Studies students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.
|Focus Area||Annual Graduates|
You may also be interested in one of these majors related to international studies.
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies||120|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.