USC Admissions Overview

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The Master of Communication Management online program prepares communication professionals for the modern landscape of the workplace, independent of industry. Graduates are equipped to gather, interpret, analyze and translate information — transforming complex ideas into actionable strategy.

USC Admission Requirements

To be eligible for this program, students must meet the following qualifications.

USC graduate school application

Submit along with a $90 application fee.

Application Guidelines

Bachelor’s degree

Must be from a regionally accredited institution.

No GRE required

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Academic Calendar

Summer 2024
Application Deadline:
April 5, 2024

Term Start Date:
May 8, 2024

Fall 2024
Application Deadline:
August 2, 2024

Term Start Date:
September 4, 2024

Cost of Attendance


Per Unit Cost: $2,244

Total Tuition Cost: $71,808 (32 units)


Application Fee: $90, non-refundable fee.

Books/Supplies: Students can expect to spend approximately $300-$600 for textbooks and other course materials per semester.

Graduate Student Fees: $28 per semester.*

*Graduate Student Fees are charged per semester and are comprised of a $20 Graduate Student Programming Fee and an $8 fee for the Norman Topping Student Aid Fund. Students enrolled in the program full time will pay approximately $112 in Graduate Student Fees ($28 per semester x 4 semesters), whereas students enrolled in the program part time will pay $224 ($28 per semester x 8 semesters) over the course of their program. Graduate Student Fees are subject to change.

For more information on applying for financial aid, please visit USC Financial Aid.