Dr. Dre And Jimmy Iovine Launch New Bachelors Degree Program at USC


Hip-Hop business mogul Dr. Dre and his longtime business partner/former Interscope Records chairman Jimmy Iovine have embarked on yet another business venture together.

The two Beats Headphones founders have literally started their own school at the University of Southern California.

Titled the USC Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy is a four-year college program that will accept between 25-30 students each year. The Bachelors degree program will allow students a Bachelor of Science in the Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation.


With a visionary gift from music-industry leaders Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young, the University of Southern California is establishing a new academy to inspire innovative, entrepreneurial thought in business, design, marketing and the arts.

Conceived as a collaborative environment that brings multidisciplinary students, instructors and professional mentors together, the USC Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation will be a transformational presence on one of the nation’s most dynamic university campuses.

The focus is on invention and conceptual thinking, drawing on the talents and influences of leaders from across industries to empower the next generation of disruptive inventors and professional thought leaders across a multitude of global industries.

For more information about the program and enrollment, visit HERE.

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