This program offers skills in organization planning, leadership development, and program evaluation. The program allows established and emerging professionals to broaden their perspective on urban-development programs in an inter-disciplinary learning environment by including knowledge from psychology, public service, sociology, geography and liberal studies.
Students must successfully complete a minimum of 16-quarter hours of graduate credit. Each course carries four-quarter hours. No more than two courses earned toward the certificate shall come from one department. Please note that the list of courses is subject to change.
|MPS 571||METROPOLITAN PLANNING||4|
|GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT|
|LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION|
|POVERTY, INEQUALITY AND PUBLIC POLICY|
|HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT|
|ADVANCED COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY|
|INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY|
|URBAN DEVELOPMENT POLICIES|
Students may also enroll in the following elective courses, with permission of the program director and often the approval of the instructor. Generally, participants will be limited to one (1) of these courses:
|STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING|
|STUDY ABROAD SEMINAR IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION/INSTITUTIONS|
|GRANT WRITING IN PSYCHOLOGY|
|PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN DIVERSITY|
|SPECIAL TOPICS IN COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY|
|SEMINAR IN PROGRAM EVALUATION|
|RESEARCH ON URBAN CULTURES|
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Non-degree seeking students
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Complete a DePaul University School of Public Service graduate admission online application; submit undergraduate and (if applicable) graduate transcripts (a GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale is recommended but not required for admission); and a resume.
Students enrolled in other DePaul graduate degree programs
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Complete a DePaul University School of Public Service graduate admission online application. Submit a resume.