A father with his family, and a teacher with her students


Public Administration

Ranked second among public universities and eighth overall in a nationwide study of public administration and policy programs, the Department of Public Administration capitalizes on the strength and resources of the University of Illinois as a research I institution. Degrees/program tracks include a doctorate in public administration and a master's in public administration.

Urban Planning and Policy

The Urban Planning and Policy (UPP) department is one of the largest graduate planning programs in the nation and the only accredited planning program in the Chicago area. The Department offers master's and doctoral degrees in Urban Planning and Policy.

Alumna Temple Shepard (MUPP '98) talks about how her MUPP experience led to a career in transportation planning.

Urban and Public Affairs

After undergraduate students complete most of their general education and other liberal arts and sciences requirements, they can take an interdisciplinary curriculum offered jointly by the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs' two academic departments, the Urban Planning and Policy and Public Administration.




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University Mail 115 CUPPAH MC 350

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