12 months
60446 USD/year
60446 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The University of Southern California is one of the world’s leading private research universities. Apply to the Population, Health and Place MSc program offered at University of Southern California.


An anchor institution in Los Angeles, a global center for arts, technology and international business, USC’s diverse curricular offerings provide extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary study and collaboration with leading researchers in highly advanced learning environments.

What you will study

The Population, Health and Place MSc program at University of Southern California trains students for applied professional research in geospatial public health, led by faculty from the USC Dornsife Department of Sociology, the Department of Preventive Medicine of the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the USC Dornsife Spatial Sciences Institute. Students do not complete a thesis but take courses in various modeling and computation approaches in demography, biostatics, epidemiology and spatial sciences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Geography of Life and Death 
  • Population, Health and Place Research Practicum 
  • Advanced Quantitative Methods for Population, Health and Place 
  • Biostatistics 
  • Epidemiology 
  • Environmental Health: An Epidemiological Approach 
  • Social Demography 
  • Sociology of Health and Medicine 
  • Advanced Spatial Computing
  • Spatial Data Analysis 
  • Spatial Modeling with GIS

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must hold a degree considered equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree, as evaluated by the USC Office of Graduate & International Admission. 
  • Your college or university must be recognized by the appropriate governmental ministry as a degree-granting institution.
  • All transcripts and degree certificates/diplomas must be written in the original language of instruction. 
  • Official transcripts must show all courses and subjects taken and all grades (marks) received.
  • Official transcripts must be sent directly to USC by the college or university.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    60446 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30223 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    60446 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30223 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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