Urban Policy Certificate

 The Certificate in Urban Policy is a graduate-level program designed both for students currently enrolled in graduate programs in social science, and for public officials who wish to improve their knowledge of urban policy. The program provides students with an overview of basic concepts and strategies in urban policy analysis, with a focus on both domestic and international realms. It offers opportunities for specialization in specific fields of urban research and policy, drawing on one or more social science disciplines.

Certificate Requirements

A list of required courses can be found at:
http://www.albany.edu/graduatebulletin/geography_planning_graduate_program_curricula.htm

Gainful Employment Program Disclosure

Program Name: Graduate Certificate in Urban Policy 

• CIP Code: 45.1201
Occupations: Urban and Regional Planners, Social Scientists and Related Workers (All Other)
O*Net Link to Occupational Profiles:

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/19-3051.00
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/19-3099.00

• Program costs for NY State residents
For part-time students, this 15-19 credit program may be completed in 1-2 calendar years. Costs below are based on two semesters (one of 9-10 credits and one of 6-9 credits) each and contingent upon available seats in required classes. For part-time students, the tuition + fee cost is $429 for 3 credits.
• Tuition and fees $6,435-$8,151
• Books and supplies $700-$1000
• Other - $100
• http://www.albany.edu/studentaccounts/tuition.php

Graduation Rates
The number of students who completed the program during the most recent award year was less than 10, for privacy reasons, this information is not disclosed to the public.

Job placement rate of graduates: Reported if aligned with the requirements of the accreditor or State. 

Median loan debt of graduates: As the number of students who completed the program during the most recent award year was less than 10, for privacy reasons, this information is not disclosed to the public.