Apr 12, 2024  
USC Catalogue 2020-2021 
USC Catalogue 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOGUE]

Public Diplomacy (MPD)

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The Master of Public Diplomacy is a two-year program designed for students who already have a substantial undergraduate background in social sciences or relevant professional experience in subjects such as communications, film and media studies, journalism, political science, public relations and international relations. Students in the program may decide to emphasize public diplomacy training most appropriate for a career in public service, the corporate world or in a nongovernmental organization (NGO) working in the ever-expanding global civil society. USC is a member of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA).

For admission requirements, refer to the amdissions reequirements section in the  School of Communication 

Requirements for the completion of this degree program are 32 units, including the required substantive paper or alternative project. One unit of credit for an internship is optional. The course requirements are as follows:

Electives (12 Units)

Any three approved PUBD, IR, COMM, or CMGT courses, selected in consultation with an adviser.

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