Urban and Public Affairs Information Session

Are you interested in helping to address the complex challenges facing local communities? The degree programs offered through the Department of Urban and Public Affairs prepare students to confront our evolving urban landscape, examining issues of housing, poverty, health, economic development, and environmental quality. The courses in Urban and Public Affairs combine methods and theories from a wide cross-section of social sciences including economics, geography, political science, and sociology. This interdisciplinary lens encourages students to consider critical issues through multiple vantage points, fostering dialogue and creative solutions.

The Department of Urban and Public Affairs will be hosting an information session for prospective students on Wednesday, November 1 at Noon in Ekstrom Library Room W104. Come learn more about the degrees offered through Urban and Public Affairs and have your questions answered!


UPA Degree Programs:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability prepares students for careers in sustainability‐related endeavors including the environment, energy, climate change, public policy, transportation, and urban and regional planning
  • Master of Urban Planning with specializations in Land Use and Environmental Planning, Housing and Community Development, Spatial Analysis for Planning, and Administration of Planning Organizations
  • Master of Public Administration with specializations in Urban Governance, Non-Profit Management, and Sustainable Urban Development
  • Master in Interdisciplinary Studies: Concentration in Sustainability with specializations in the Built Environment, Natural Environment, and Social Environment
  • Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development equips students with skills in real estate principles, market analysis, finance and investment, and site planning

Earn two graduate degrees! Dual degree programs are offered within the Department of Urban and Public Affairs, as well as with programs in Curatorial Studies and the Brandeis School of Law.


Learn more!

November 1, Noon, Ekstrom Library Room W104






Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Ekstrom Library, W 104
2215 S. 3rd Street , Louisville, Kentucky 40208

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Arts & Sciences, Urban & Public Affairs


Information, prospective students, sustainability, urban planning, public administration

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Sarah Ehresman

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