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Welcome to Urban Affairs!

If you want to make communities better places to live, then the Urban Affairs major is right for you! By 2050, two-thirds of the world's population will be urban. Population growth expands the need for efficient and effective use of scarce resources, for thoughtful policies, plans and programs that deal with problems of safety, economic opportunity and poverty and that develop and sustain a healthy quality of life, and for educated leaders and administrators who have vision, communication skills and can organize and manage a skilled workforce. Become prepared for professional positions in government, nonprofits and private sector businesses.

Welcome to Geography

Welcome to Geography

Are you interested in the connection between people and places? Then Geography is the right major for you! The major prepares you for professional positions in a broad range of fields, including government, engineering and architectural firms, commercial and real estate development, intelligence gathering and many others.

Master of Public Administration

Master of Public Administration

Ready to begin your professional public service career or seeking career advancement? The MPA program may be right for you! Our evening courses better serve our busy students, and the program may be completed through part-time or full-time enrollment. DON'T DELAY! Now accepting applications for Fall 2014 until August 1.

Urban Affairs and Geography News

Orientation 2014

Let the new year begin!

Over 40 graduate and undergraduate students in the Urban Affairs and Geography and Master of Public Administration programs joined faculty and staff, along with special guest Dean Kristin Sobolik, for orientation on August 21, 2014. 

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Welcome Dr. Kris Bezdecny

Geography professor

Please join the Department of Urban Affairs and Geography in welcoming our newest faculty member, Assistant Professor Kristine Bezdecny, starting Fall 2014!

What should you know about Dr. Kris?

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