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MSUSDiversity Leadership and Change Management (DLCM) track


Graduate Programs at Levin

The Levin College is ranked second in the nation in Urban Policy. We offer graduate programs in fields that guide and advance vibrant and sustainable communities, including:

Master of Public Administration

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) program prepares students to lead in diverse and dynamic urban environments. Specializations include: Public and City Management, Economic Development, Nonprofit Management, and Public Financial Management. Learn more. »

Master of Urban Planning and Development

The Master of Urban Planning and Development (MUPD) program equips students with the knowledge and skills to affect positive change for diverse and dynamic metropolitan regions and communities. Specializations include: Housing and Neighborhood Development, Economic Development, Real Estate Development and Finance, Urban Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Environmental Sustainability, and Historic Preservation. Learn more. »

Master of Nonprofit Administration and Leadership

The Master of Nonprofit Administration and Leadership (MNAL) program enables students to develop management skills and deepen their understanding of nonprofit administration in order to improve their employment opportunities and advance the organizations they serve. Learn more. »

Master of Arts in Environmental Studies

The Master of Arts in Environmental Studies (MA) program prepares students for careers that bridge the gap between environmental public policy and environmental science, to foster the resilience of social-ecological systems and shape them into sustainable human settlements. Specializations include: Policy and Administration, Environmental Planning, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and Environmental Nonprofit Management. Learn more. »

Master of Science in Urban Studies

The Master of Science in Urban Studies (MS) program prepares students to assume leadership roles in organizations, to analyze urban systems, and to develop creative and effective strategies for urban revitalization. Specializations include: Diversity Leadership and Change Management, Community and Neighborhood Development, Economic Development, Public Finance, Urban Real Estate
Development, and Urban and Public Policy. Learn more. »

Master’s Track in Diversity Leadership and Change Management

The Levin College is pleased to announce a new, multidisciplinary Diversity Leadership and Change Management (DLCM) track within our Master of Science in Urban Studies program, starting fall 2021. The DLCM track trains students in leadership practices that foster inclusivity and promote the wealth of opportunities, benefits, and outcomes realized through diversity. Learn more. »

Our graduate programs are designed to accommodate part-time, mid-career students, as well as full-time students. Full-time students can complete their graduate degree in two academic years.
 

Dual Degree Programs with Law

The combined curriculum leading to the degrees of Juris Doctor and one of three Masters programs is designed to permit the full-time student to complete both degrees over a maximum of four years instead of the five years that would normally be required to complete the two degrees separately. JD/MA degrees are offered in the following fields:


PhD in Urban Studies and Public Affairs

The Doctoral Program in Urban Studies and Public Affairs integrates urban-related knowledge from a number of academic disciplines. Through disciplinary integration, doctoral students analyze, design, test, and evaluate strategies for urban policy making and management within the public and private sectors. 
 

Graduate Certificates

The Levin College offers numerous Graduate Certificates for graduate students who wish to supplement their major area of study by earning a certificate in addition to a Master’s degree.
 

Contact Information
Prospective students please contact:
Kristen Blazek, Coordinator of Student Recruitment
Office of Student and Enrollment Services
Telephone: (216) 687-4506 / E-mail: urbanprograms@csuohio.edu
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Current students please contact:
Dave Arrighi, Graduate Programs Coordinator
Office of Student and Enrollment Services
Telephone: (216) 523-7522 / E-mail: urbanprograms@csuohio.edu
Information for Current Students