Urban and Public Affairs Information Session

Consider pursuing a graduate degree that creates positive change, strong communities, and heightened civic engagement!

The degree programs offered through the Department of Urban and Public Affairs at the University of Louisville will prepare you to engage with our evolving urban landscape- examining issues of social justice, economic development, and the environment. Using an interdisciplinary approach, our courses enable you to consider critical issues through multiple vantage points, fostering dialogue and creative solutions.

Our students graduate with skills to pursue careers in urban planning, nonprofit management, public policy, and urban governance, among many others. How we plan, build, and manage our cities is critical for creating successful and sustainable communities. Come be a part of a program that focuses on improving the world around us:  you can make a difference!

The Department of Urban and Public Affairs is hosting an information session for prospective students on Thursday, April 19 at Noon in  Ekstrom Library room W104. Learn more about the degrees 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, and urban planning
  • Master of Urban Planning with specializations in Land Use and Environmental Planning, Housing and Community Development, and Spatial Analysis for Planning
  • 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 at once! Dual degree programs are offered within the Department of Urban and Public Affairs (MPA/MUP), as well as with programs in Curatorial Studies (MPA/MA) and the Brandeis School of Law (MUP/JD, MPA/JD).

Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Ekstrom Library, W104
2215 S. 3rd Street , Louisville, Kentucky 40208

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

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Sarah Ehresman

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