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Sustainable Urban Development

DePaul University

M.A.
24 months
Duration
715 USD/credit
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About

Earn your master’s in Sustainable Urban Development from DePaul University and explore how cities cope with the demand for environmental sustainability while supporting economic growth and social justice.

Overview

The Program

The Sustainable Urban Development program from DePaul University is framed by a simple value—that a sustainable city is one that’s sustainable for everyone. You will look at sustainability holistically, researching urban environments as an integrated system. 

Beyond theoretical knowledge, you’ll gain a technical foundation using industry-standard Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping software.

Courses are offered in the evening and the program can be completed in two years.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainable urban development I: planning, policy & community development
  • Sustainable urban development ii: green infrastructure & the environment
  • Brownfields redevelopment: practice and implementation
  • Urban design laboratory
  • Professional seminar in sustainable urban development 
  • Capstone - professional portfolio

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Language

English

Credits

52 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
96
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a completed online application;
  • official transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended;
  • a current CV or resume;
  • a two-page personal statement that reflects on a student’s past coursework and/or experiences in sustainable development and related fields, discusses future goals, and explains why this particular program appeals to them;
  • an application to the MA in Sustainable Urban Development does not require the GRE,  LSAT or GMAT.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 715 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 715 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 715 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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