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    Programs in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning
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    Careers in Urban Studies and Planning
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    Meet our students

Welcome to Urban Studies and Planning

The Department of Urban Studies and Planning offers a range of degree programs and courses that are at the forefront of WSU’s urban mission. The undergraduate degree in Urban Studies places an emphasis on building a firm theoretical and practical understanding of cities and communities across the globe. The Master of Urban Planning degree, recently rated as one of the leading programs in the nation, offers a challenging curriculum focusing on the condition, problems, and opportunities in urban America.
UP5650: Metropolitan DETROIT, City in Transition