Urban Affairs

California State University Long Beach

24 months
3588 USD/year
3588 USD/year
Tuition fee
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California State University Long Beach offers the Master of Urban Affairs degree; options in the degree program include Public Works Administration and Urban Affairs; and graduate certificate programs in Urban Executive Management, Public Management Analyst, Employer-Employee Relations and Personnel Management, Public Sector Financial Management, and Transportation Policy and Planning.


Learn more in the Urban Affairs programme at California State University Long Beach.

Career Possibilities:

  • Management Analyst 
  • City Manager 
  • Financial Analyst 
  • Project Manager 
  • Presidential Management Intern (PMI) 
  • Non-Profit Management

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations of Public Policy and Administration 
  • Government Budgeting and Finance
  • Public Sector Human Resources Management 
  •  Seminar in Urban Affairs 
  •  Seminar in Organization Theory & Behavior 
  •  Policy Issue Analysis 
  • Research Methods in Public Administration 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum 3.0 Undergraduate GPA
  •  Demonstrated competence in professional writing
  •  Quality of professional experience as evaluated by Center faculty. This evaluation will be based on the applicant's current job description, resume, any other materials submitted by the applicant, and the length of professional service.
  • Other evidence of applicant's potential to undertake and successfully complete the MPA course of study: faculty may consider other evidence submitted by the applicant; for example, scores on optional standardized examinations such as the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or other recognized standardized examinations.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3588 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3588 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    3588 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3588 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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