Bachelor in Urban & Public Affairs
Portland State University

Program Details

In the online Bachelor in Urban & Public Affairs degree program from Portland State University, you'll gain the knowledge and skills needed to draw connections and see the big picture, giving you the ability to stand out in the job market. The curriculum explores disciplinary-specific theories and practices related to the following topics:

  • Urban design & planning
  • Crime prevention & criminal justice policy
  • Politics
  • Public administration
  • Civic engagement
  • Public health​

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Portland State University is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • High school GPA of 3.0 or higher is recommended OR a minimum of a 2.0 GPA for college transfer credits.