The Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs prepares students to effectively address urban issues with creative and innovative programming and problem solving. Levin College students undertake projects that address these issues in
- Public policy
- City planning
- Public safety management and homeland security
- Economic development
- Environmental and sustainability policy
- Organizational leadership
- Nonprofit administration
Research undertaken through the college directly links the university with the organizations addressing challenges in the Cleveland metropolitan area and across the state and nation.
The college offers:
- The Bachelor of Arts degree in:
- Minors in:
- Certificate programs in:
- Five-year bachelor’s to master’s degree programs:
- Doctor of Philosophy in Urban Studies and Public Affairs
- Master of Public Administration
- Master of Urban Planning, Design, and Development
- Master of Nonprofit Administration and Leadership
- Master of Science in Urban Studies
- Master of Arts in Environmental Studies
- JD/MA in Environmental Studies
The college also offers the following programs in conjunction with the College of Graduate Studies:
In conjunction with the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, the college offers dual degree programs leading to the:
The Levin College of Urban Affairs has Partnerships, articulation agreements, and degree completion programs with Cuyahoga Community College, Lakeland Community College, and Lorain County Community College. These programs include law enforcement, corrections, security administration, police and fire science, nursing, human services, environmental health and safety, and paralegal studies programs.
Credit for life experience is available to students whose prior learning meets the criteria established by the faculty for academic credit toward the bachelor's degree.
The Levin College of Urban Affairs offers a number of scholarships to undergraduate students. Students interested in scholarships should contact the Levin College for application materials. (Also see the section on Expenses and Financial Aid at the beginning of this catalog.)
The Levin College's Office of Student Services (OSS) is dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of students. OSS staff provides registration assistance and academic advising and coordinates internships, graduate assistantships, and scholarship awards. Career-development aids, such as mentoring, resume review, and job referrals, are available to current students and alumni. Additional information about the OSS is available on the Levin College website. In addition, students can access www.csucareerline.com to search for jobs and internships, post their resumes, research employers, and arrange to have job openings emailed to them.
The Levin College's website address is http://urban.csuohio.edu.