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Ph.D. in Urban Studies Program

The Doctor of Philosophy in Urban Studies degree program is an interdisciplinary program within the College of Liberal Arts, Education, and Human Development that enables students of exceptional ability to undertake advanced study and original research in the fields of urban affairs, urban history, urban planning, and urban anthropology. The program's mission is to prepare students for careers in scholarly activity, applied research and policy analysis. The Ph.D. in Urban Studies program provides graduates with a solid foundation for pursuing careers in academic or to engage in advanced policy analysis and applied research outside of academic settings. Upon successful completion of the program students will have mastered the literature and theory in a particular area of scholarship as well as the research skills necessary to make significant and original contributions in their respective fields. Students enrolled in the program draw upon the expertise of faculty members working in the areas of anthropology, history, sociology, public administration, and planning, among others.

Ph.D. in Urban Studies Program