About USC Gould
USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 120-year history and reputation for academic excellence. We are located on the beautiful 228-acre USC University Park Campus, just south of downtown Los Angeles.
Learn about our interdisciplinary curriculum, experiential learning opportunities and specialized areas.
Participate in an unparalleled learning experience with diversity of people and thought. Get involved in the law school community and participate in activities that enhance your studies.
We work closely with students, graduates and employers to support successful career goals and outcomes. Our overall placement rate is consistently strong, with 94 percent of our JD class employed within 10 months after graduation.
Our faculty is distinguished for its scholarship, as well as for its commitment to teaching. Our 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio creates an intimate and collegial learning environment.
- Alumni and Giving
Alumni and Giving
The global Trojan network of more than 10,000 law alumni and donors include recognized leaders in numerous fields who are deeply committed to supporting student and law school success.
Gould, USC Dornsife announce joint degree in International Trade Law and Economics
- ABOUT USC GOULD
- A MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
- + HISTORY OF USC GOULD
- LAW, RACE AND EQUITY
- + NEWS
- + EVENTS
- BOARD OF COUNCILORS
- CONSUMER INFORMATION (ABA REQUIRED DISCLOSURES)
- VISIT US
- SOCIAL MEDIA
- + CONTACT US
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
|The MITLE program helps students apply economics to real world issues, while deepening knowledge of international law.||
In response to the evolving global business landscape, the University of Southern California Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Department of Economics and USC Gould School of Law will launch a joint Master of International Trade Law and Economics (MITLE) degree in Fall 2021.
Full-time and on campus, the MITLE program will provide students an interdisciplinary, global perspective to navigate the legal, policy and business parameters that shape today’s international trade and economics.
“Trade law and economics go hand-in-hand,” said Brian Peck, who will serve as the faculty director of the MITLE program, and currently serves as director of the Center for Transnational Law and Business and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law. “Transnational commerce and collaborations are transforming the way the world does business — and the need for skilled problem-solvers and leaders who understand the law and economics related to international trade, as well as the global marketplace in which they operate, is more important than ever.”
Students will explore the legal frameworks that drive global economics and understand how emerging policy issues shape multinational trade. The new degree prepares graduates for leading roles in international business by developing strength in economics and a fundamental knowledge of essential laws that influence current policy.
|Brian Peck will serve as the faculty director of the MITLE program.|
“The uniquely designed curriculum allows students to explore the application of economics to real world issues, while deepening their grasp of international law,” adds Terrie Walmsley, assistant professor in the practice of economics. “This multidisciplinary approach helps students build a broad skillset to excel in a variety of career paths.”
The 32-unit program is open to candidates with a bachelor’s degree in any field; however, applicants are recommended to have a strong foundation in economics, mathematics or another quantitative background.
Additionally, students benefit from tailored academic advising, professional development and career services support, and networking opportunities available from the University of Southern California.
From chemistry to family law
April 12, 2021
Q&A with Nicole Martinez, partner at Higgs Fletcher & Mack and San Diego Gould Alumni Association chair
Message from the Dean: Retirement of Scott Bice
April 1, 2021
Scott Bice is a former Dean and beloved professor, whose name is synonymous with the Gould School of Law
Hannah Garry to spend spring 2022 at University of Oslo Law