Master of Arts in Urban Leadership
University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Urban Leadership prepares students to facilitate positive change in our cities. This online degree offers flexibility for working professionals, while allowing opportunities for real-time instruction, coaching, panels, workshops, and networking events. Students can also choose to participate in optional in-person activities.

With this online public administration degree, you will gain insights into the complex economic, social, and political conditions of urban areas. Coursework encourages students to enhance their skills in innovation, problem solving, collaboration, and strategic planning. Prior to graduation, each student will complete a year-long Legacy Project, working alongside community leaders to implement change in a specific area.

Some of the courses you can anticipate include:

  • Urban governance
  • Design thinking for urban issues
  • Developing and nurturing teams
  • Social media and communication technology

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Nevada-Las Vegas is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent