Program Overview

The USC Master of Science in Healthcare Decision Analysis is a specialized graduate program aimed at business careers in the healthcare industry. Our applied STEM training integrates strategic management tools and actionable insights for improving healthcare value, access to innovative treatments, and reimbursement. Students learn to build, evaluate and apply quantitative models and analysis to optimize business decisions and outcomes in the biopharmaceuticals, medical technology, health insurance, and consulting industries.

The graduate program is part of the top-ranked USC School of Pharmacy and offered in collaboration with the nationally renowned USC Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics.

Program Hybrid Course Format

Courses are offered in a hybrid format which combines in-classroom instruction on the beautiful USC campus on weekends and online webinars on select weeknights.  The hybrid format allows full-time students, dual-degree students, and working professionals to maximize their learning experience while having access to best-in-class campus facilities, innovative instructional technologies, and learning and networking opportunities with healthcare industry executives and mentors.

Program Location

USC Healthcare Decision Analysis Program
University Park Campus
635 Downey Way
Verna & Peter Dauterive Hall, VPD 312
Los Angeles, CA 90089-3333
(213) 821-6478


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