Undergraduate Certificate

The Urban Studies Undergraduate Certificate Program provides the undergraduate student with a coordinated set of courses which focus on urban issues and policy alternatives examined from a variety of humanistic, social scientific and professional perspectives. Particular emphasis is placed on the impact of gender, racial and ethnic diversity within the context of urban policy choices and delivery. This certificate will be of particular interest to those students considering careers or graduate work in urban areas and as a supplement to majors in the arts and sciences or professions.

Eligibility for the Program

The Certificate Program in Urban Studies is open to all students seeking a bachelor’s degree from UWM and to students who previously have received a bachelor’s degree from UWM or any other accredited college or university.

To declare the certificate in Urban Studies, make an appointment with the Urban Studies Associate Director, Dr. Jamie Harris (jmh@uwm.edu) at 229-4629. Students may print out the Certificate Declaration Form and complete the top portion to bring with them to their meeting along with a current transcript.

See Undergraduate Certificate Requirements