Urban Metro Focus
Professional Education

Through engaged scholarship, place-based initiatives and research units, our faculty and students provide research, outreach and service activities to our local and regional community. The School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy (SUAPP) offers a wide range of graduate and undergraduate degree programs for both full-time and part-time students.

The School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy is comprised of the following four academic units.

  • Department of City and Regional Planning
  • Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Department of Public and Nonprofit Administration
  • Department of Social Work

and five SUAPP related research units

  • Center for Advancement of Youth Development
  • Center for Research on Women
  • Design Collaborative
  • Midsouth Survey Research Center
  • Public Safety Institute.