Urban Studies and Affairs Degree at Georgia State University

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Urban Studies and Affairs Degree

The complex and ever-evolving Urban Studies and Affairs field is an interdisciplinary area of study that synthesizes cultural, social, and economic constructs of a city. Urban studies and affairs brings together a variety of specialties such as sociology, psychology, political science, geography, and history to make sense of mission critical questions about a city or defined urban area. Get more details below including other Georgia colleges that offer urban studies and affairs degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Urban Studies and Affairs Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Georgia State University has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree0
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate2
Master's Degree27

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male11
Female18

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black3
Hispanic3
White22
Non Resident Alien1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Urban Studies and Affairs program at Georgia State University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Regulatory Affairs Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate production activities of an organization to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures.

Sociologists

Description

Study human society and social behavior by examining the groups and social institutions that people form, as well as various social, religious, political, and business organizations. May study the behavior and interaction of groups, trace their origin and growth, and analyze the influence of group activities on individual members.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, sociologists employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -0.7% from 2014 to 2024

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Urban Studies and Affairs Programs in Georgia

Urban Studies and Affairs programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Morehouse College

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Urban Studies and Affairs (C,B)

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Urban Studies and Affairs (M)

Savannah State University

Savannah, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Urban Studies and Affairs (M)

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