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International Accelerator Program


Tuition and fees listed vary by program length and are valid for 2019 start dates. All costs displayed in U.S. dollars.

Estimated Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees Direct Master’s Accelerator* (1 semester) Advanced Master’s Accelerator (1 semester) Master’s Accelerator  (2 semesters/HRSM only)
Tuition $14,635 $15,416 $29,282
Fees  $1,317 $1,109 $1,718
Health Insurance $675 $675 $2,000
Total** $16,627 $17,200 $33,000

*Direct Master's Accelerator Program Fees

For Direct Master's Accelerator students, some degree programs charge department specific fees which will be added to the total tuition and fees listed above and which will also be charged in future semesters. Please see chart below. 

Degree Program – Departmental fees  Fee per semester
Sport and Entertainment Management   $900
Hospitality and Tourism Management   $900
Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurial Engineering ***  $900
Exercise Science   $1,100
 Environmental Health Sciences  $1,100

Note: This cost is an estimate and is subject to change. Cost does not include health insurance, housing and dining fees, books, or other living expenses. Costs may differ per degree program.  Costs may vary depending on program placement. 
**Price does not include tuition and fees following the MAP semesters. Please visit for additional information about tuition rates.
***Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurial Engineering also requires a $450 departmental fee for the Advanced Master's Accelerator


Living Expenses

Estimated Living Expenses: 2 Semesters (10 Months)
Estimated Housing Costs: $9,860 USD
Estimated Total Living Expenses: $11,860 USD

Note: Estimated total living expense is for housing and health insurance only and does not include dining, transportation, books and other incidental costs. Students should budget accordingly.

Graduate Housing Confirmation Form  

Through this form, MAP students can confirm their plans for finding housing, including finding their own housing post-arrival or registering for on-campus housing. In addition to the required form, students making their own housing arrangements can also utilize the Off-campus Student Services (OCSS) at USC.  


Interested in additional English-language support?

Academic English provides you with English-language help so you can feel more comfortable in American classrooms. The length of the program is approximately one semester, depending on your English-language skills. Once you complete the Pre-Sessional English program, you start the Graduate Accelerator.

Full semester: $6,700
Summer start: $3,350
Session II (half semester):  $3,350

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