USC Iovine and Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation

The USC Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy was founded in 2013 by entrepreneurs Jimmy Iovine and Andre “Dr. Dre” Young to teach critical thinking, complex problem solving, and nurture unbridled creativity at the intersection of three essential areas: art and design; engineering and computer science; and business and venture management. The Academy program is an integrated, four-year Bachelor of Science degree that follows a cohort-based collaborative educational model. Students are trained to think seamlessly across disciplines and have access to cutting-edge creative spaces, industry experts, and unconventional learning opportunities. A newly opened undergraduate degree program focusing on arts, technology, and the business of innovation.

Erica Muhl

Dr. Erica Muhl