Dec. 3: Graduate open house to highlight public policy programs


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Phone: (302) 831-2792

9:14 a.m., Nov. 29, 2010----The University of Delaware School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy (SUAPP) is hosting an open house and two information sessions for prospective graduate students on Friday, Dec. 3, in Room 187 Graham Hall.

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SUAPP and its affiliated research centers offer an extensive array of academic and research opportunities for students interested in careers in the public, private or nonprofit sectors. The school is consistently highly ranked among schools of public affairs for its quality academic programs -- rooted in applied research, integrated learning and public service -- integrated with opportunities for professional experience.

SUAPP offers master's degree programs in public administration and in historic preservation and master's and doctoral programs in urban affairs and public policy and in disaster science and management. The programs are designed to prepare students for government, nonprofit, public and private sector careers in public service that make a difference in communities, the state, the nation and the world.

For more information about these degrees programs and potential career goals, visit the school's website.

The Dec. 3 information sessions begin at 9:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m., with all participants invited to lunch at noon. For more information about SUAPP programs and potential careers, or to register for one of the information sessions, visit the website or contact Grace Wisser at (302) 831-8672 or []. Any interested student who is unable to attend the open house should contact Wisser for more information.

The School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy is considered a leader in the integration of classroom instruction, research and professional practice. Working with core strengths of the school's faculty, the programs offer a number of specializations and concentrations focusing on sub-fields of public administration, urban affairs, disaster management and historic preservation. The school's commitment to practical experience includes strong programs of research assistantships and internships placements.