Career Paths

The program leverages the advantages of its unique location in San Francisco and Northern California — one of the most dynamic urban environments in the United States. It provides students with the opportunity to develop practical research skills from extensive engagement in San Francisco and Bay Area cities.

Graduates of the Master’s Program in Urban Affairs are well positioned for a range of careers in community-based non-profits, advocacy and public interest organizations, political organizations, governmental agencies and legislative bodies, research centers and think tanks, philanthropic organizations, private-sector entities, as well as for further graduate study.