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Urban Studies

Fordham University
Bronx, New York, United States
Degrees Offered: MA
Academic Fields:

Urban Studies/Affairs.

The Urban Studies Master’s Program offers a humanistic, interdisciplinary study of the city and urban society.

The Urban Studies Master's Program offers a humanistic, interdisciplinary study of the city and urban society. Tackle the complex issues confronting urban policy makers: urban communities, economic development, inequality and social justice, public health, environment and sustainability, urban arts and creative industries, historic preservation, neighborhoods and gentrification, and smart cities. Students engage in hands-on fieldwork with real-world implications.


Degrees

Master's, MA, Master of Arts

Format

Part Time, Full Time, On Campus

Academic fields

Urban Studies/Affairs.

Keywords

Urban Studies, Economic Development, Inequality and Social Justice, Environment and Sustainability, Neighborhoods and Gentrification, Smart Cities, Historic Preservation

Location

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Department of Urban Studies
Bronx, New York, United States



Program Contacts


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Fordham GSAS

lgrizzaffi@fordham.edu




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Media and Interesting Information




Degrees Offered


Master's

Master's, MA, Master of Arts
Average Time to Degree: 16 mo. - 2 yrs.





Application Information



Fall

Start Date:

2015-09-02


Application Deadline:

2015-08-20


Spring

Start Date:

2016-01-19


Application Deadline:

2015-10-07




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Faculty


An emphasis on the Jesuit values of “men and women for others” and social justice are at the heart of Fordham University’s mission, infusing the master’s degree curriculum with relevant and meaningful coursework taught by a distinguished and passionate faculty.



Alumni Career Paths


Fordham’s 16-month master's degree in Urban Studies prepares students for professions in the public and private sectors, including non-profit, community development, economic development, housing and public policy work.



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Fordham University

Location

Bronx
New York
United States

University Type

Doctoral Universities – Higher research activity

Undergraduate Programs

Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence

Graduate Programs

Doctoral, professional dominant

Undergraduate Profile

Full-time four-year, more selective, lower transfer-in

Enrollment Profiles

Majority undergraduate

University Size

Large four-year, highly residential

Region

Mid East DE DC MD NJ NY PA

Public/Private

Private not-for-profit

Locale

Large city

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