Graduate Research Opportunities

Research at USC is distinguished by $691 million annually in sponsored research for study in a wide array of disciplines, and an emphasis on collaboration across multiple disciplines to meet societal needs.

Graduate Research Opportunities

Examples of such collaboration include:

  • Preventing, detecting and curing diseases
  • Capturing and distributing energy supplies that are environmentallybenign, economical and long-lasting
  • Securing the nation and the world against the risks of natural disastersand intentional acts of terrorism
  • Enhancing cross-cultural understanding and cooperation, through communicationamong civic, religious, ethnic and community institutions
  • Establishing teaching practices that enable deeper understanding ofscience and math, languages and cultures, leadership and justice

USC research centers:

The Office of Research provides additional information about USC research initiatives,centers and facilities, and sources of research funding. Postdoctoral program information can be found at the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs.