Research units are at the core of SUAPP engaging in research, high-quality training and deep community involvement.
Undergraduate, graduate, dual degree, certificates, and PhD programs are offered through the academic departments in SUAPP.

School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy (SUAPP)

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
  • The Center for Community Criminology and Research
  • Center for Research on Women
  • Design Collaborative
  • Public Safety Institute.