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Urban Affairs: Master of Arts (MA)
The MA program in Urban Affairs is designed to prepare the student for professional work and career advancement in the areas of urban and public administration, social policy, and community organization and development. Graduates of the program work in government agencies, community-based and nonprofit organizations, health care and education institutions, and enterprises such as real estate firms concerned with urban issues. Studying with faculty who have extensive knowledge and experience in contemporary urban affairs, students gain training and expertise in the design and administration of programs addressing issues of social and urban policy.


Requirements for Matriculation 

These requirements are in addition to the general requirements for matriculation.​​
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Applicants must demonstrate aptitude for completing a graduate program in urban affairs either through previous academic performance or through performance in relevant life situations. Applicants' experience in urban policy or administration or in community service jobs or activities will be evaluated along with the academic record in the admissions decision.

 

Requirements for Non-Matriculation

Students are to follow the college’s requirements for non-matriculation​.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


 

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 Admissions at a Glance

 
Fall Deadline August 15
Fall Extended DeadlineN/A
Spring DeadlineJanuary 15
Spring Extended DeadlineN/A

Letters of Reference3
Essay  500 Words
TOEFL (IBT)79
IELTS  6
GRE  No
GMAT

Accepts Non-MatricYes

 
 
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