The MS in Urban Studies is an interdisciplinary degree program offered through the School of Public Administration. As UNO is a comprehensive, metropolitan university, the MS in Urban Studies helps fulfill the urban mission of UNO.
Contemporary society doesn’t function on its own. Leaders must prepare to face challenging questions and guide it. The School of Public Administration at the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) is home to nationally known faculty whose dedication prepares tomorrow’s leaders to manage organizations, plan cities, protect natural resources, hold elected office and ensure access to human services.
The School of Public Administration, located on the UNO campus, is a national leader in public service education, with five of its programs ranked in the nation’s top 25 by U.S. News & World Report. To learn more about the School of Public Administration's national rankings, please visit National Rankings.
If you think public service is in your future, you’ll find that our diverse programming can complement your interests and provide a strong orientation to the field.
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Seminar in Urban Studies
Analysis and Decision Making
The Public Economy
Race, Ethnicity and American Urban Culture
Geographic Information Systems I
Introduction to Urban Planning
Community Organizing and Development
- 24 months
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- The general prerequisite for admission to the Urban Studies program is a four-year bachelors’ degree with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 in the junior and senior years combined (last 50-60 credit hours). Under extenuating circumstances an average below 3.0 will be considered.
- Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
- Statement of Purpose
- A two-page typed essay on how the Master of Science in Urban Studies will further the applicant’s career objectives must be included with the application for admission
International16020 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 16020 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National16020 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 16020 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
In-State7138 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7138 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €6000 to cover your tuition fees.