Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California

Introduction

The USC Marshall School of Business is a private research and academic institution committed to educating tomorrow's global leaders. Ranked as one of the country's top school's for accounting, finance, entrepreneurship and international business studies, Marshall also shares the rich history and vibrant community of the USC academic system.

Curriculum for the new millennium.


The Marshall curriculum is designed to prepare students for the evolving realities of the global marketplace. An expert faculty combines research and real-world experience in programs which emphasize interactive learning. Marshall is the first school to require international travel and study projects as part of every MBA degree. We also offer our research based Centers of Excellence, which connect students to conferences, internships and work opportunities related to their field of interest. Not surprisingly, U.S. News & World Report has cited our undergraduate education as one of the best in America, while Business Week ranks the MBA program in the top 30 of all business schools.

A location synonymous with innovation.


Situated in Los Angeles, California, the Marshall School provides ready access to industries defining the new business frontier; bio-technology, life sciences, media, entertainment, communications and healthcare. As a prime gateway to Asia and Latin America, our location gives us a unique world view and has resulted in an alumni community that spans 44 countries. This vast network offers Marshall graduates exceptionally strong support for success in the global marketplace.

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Programs

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Master

Master of Accounting

Campus Full time 9 months September 2017 USA Los Angeles

The Master of Accounting program (M.Acc.) prepares graduates for careers in public accounting, industry and government. USC's M.Acc. program is one of the first professional accounting curricula integrating undergraduate and graduate education in the nation. [+]

Program Overview

The Master of Accounting program (M.Acc.) prepares graduates for careers in public accounting, industry and government. USC's M.Acc. program is one of the first professional accounting curricula integrating undergraduate and graduate education in the nation. The objectives of the program include developing the sound conceptual, technical, analytical and communication skills that are required to succeed in the accounting profession. The program employs a rigorous case analysis approach which requires students to exercise their analytical abilities and develop effective verbal and written communication skills. The program also seeks to instill a deep appreciation and respect for the crucial role of the independent accountant in our free enterprise economy. This perspective provides the bedrock of the professional attitudes and responsibilities of CPAs today.... [-]


Master of Business Taxation

Campus Full time Part time 9 months September 2017 USA Los Angeles + 1 more

Master of Business Taxation (M.B.T.) program is designed to develop the skills and expertise professionals need to assist individuals and firms with the myriad of tax legislation and regulation at the federal, state, and local levels. [+]

Program Overview

 

Understanding taxation is critical to understanding every business decision and many personal decisions as well. Whether starting a business or starting a family, tax planning must be done. Because of the complexity of the tax law and its pervasive influence, people facing tax decisions routinely call on tax professionals for advice in planning and structuring their affairs in order to comply with the law and to ensure economic good sense.

 

The Master of Business Taxation (M.B.T.) program is designed to develop the skills and expertise professionals need to assist individuals and firms with the myriad of tax legislation and regulation at the federal, state, and local levels. While gaining technical expertise is a central aim of those enrolled in the program, this expertise is not enough. Taxation encompasses law, economics, accounting and politics, and the astute tax advisor must understand all of the factors that influence the making of tax law and its administration. As important as learning the law and mastering research skills is the ability to communicate professional insights to others. The program provides a broad understanding of taxation, an appreciation for the complexities of decision-making, and practice in explaining the tax implications of various courses of action.... [-]


Master of Medical Management

Online & Campus Combined Part time 1 year March 2017 USA Los Angeles

The USC Master of Medical Management (MMM) degree provides the formal business education physicians seek in order to realize their professional goals. [+]

About MMM Program

 

Health care is currently the most dynamic industry in the United States. It continues to become more complex through managed care consolidation and the growing pressure to manage costs. One casualty of recent health care trends has been the physician's salary. Despite the expertise that physicians receive through a grueling education, many physicians have seen their salary growth flatten in recent years. Another, more subtle, yet more meaningful casualty has been the control physicians feel they have lost to hospital administrators, HMO executives, lawyers and politicians.

 

These conditions have created a fundamental desire by physicians to take back control of the health care industry. The USC Master of Medical Management (MMM) degree provides the formal business education physicians seek in order to realize their professional goals. The MMM was created with these needs in mind and provides the following benefits:... [-]


MBA/Master of Real Estate Development (MRED)

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Los Angeles

A dual degree program enables students to expand their skills in planning, land development, marketing, decision sciences, accounting, management, finance and economics [+]

The Master of Business Administration/Master of Real Estate Development dual degree program enables students to expand their skills in planning, land development, marketing, decision sciences, accounting, management, finance and economics. A more sophisticated real estate market makes this diversity of training essential for many students pursuing careers in real estate finance and development. Application must be made to both the Marshall School of Business and the School of Policy, Planning and Development. Please consult Admission Procedures section of each School for specific requirements. This program normally requires two years (including summers) of full-time study in residence to complete.... [-]


MSc

Master of Science in Business Administration (MSBA)

Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Los Angeles

The degree is available to only those holding M.B.A. degrees and is tailored to the specific needs of each student and is especially valuable for graduates who are employed and desire additional knowledge in a specific area not thoroughly explored during the course of their MBA. [+]

Program Overview

 

The Master of Science in Business Administration (M.S.) is designed to provide those who have completed an M.B.A. with an opportunity to pursue further study in an area of specialization subsequent to successfully completing the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.). The degree is available to only those holding M.B.A. degrees from institutions accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

 

The program is tailored to the specific needs of each student and is especially valuable for graduates who are employed and desire additional knowledge in a specific area not thoroughly explored during the course of their MBA.... [-]