About the Program
The Planning and Public Policy program of Rutgers University takes into consideration the specific needs of adult and nontraditional students and University College-New Brunswick endorses it as an adult-friendly & working-professional program.
The major is designed to provide a framework within which students cluster their electives to align with their select graduate education or career paths. The following learning goals embody our program-wide objectives, as reflected in our required core coursework. Upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Planning and Public Policy, our students will have:
- developed and demonstrated competency with the theoretical frameworks underlying the disciplines of planning and public policy through participation in economics and American government courses and relevant elective courses (Theoretical Understanding);
- developed and demonstrated skills in social science qualitative and quantitative methods through participation in the 200-level Basic Statistical Methods course and the 300-level Research Methods course and relevant elective courses (Analytical Thinking);
- demonstrated the ability to perform scholarly research and writing through participation in a 300-level intensive writing course, and the 400-level Senior Seminar (Inquiry, Analysis and Communication);
- developed and demonstrated competency in their field of study related to planning and public policy through participation in basic and advanced elective coursework (Specialization in a Subject’s Field of Inquiry); and,
- developed and demonstrated professional skills, in venues appropriate to the selected subject matter, through participation in the 400-level Internship with Seminar (Professional Development)
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- Writing Course
- American Government
- Research Methods
- 48 months
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DisciplinesPublic Administration Public Policy Urban Planning View 213 other Bachelors in Public Administration in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Online Application
- A $70 non-refundable application fee is required
- Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR)
- Due to the uncertainty of future test dates and availability of standardized tests, Rutgers will make submission of SAT and ACT test scores optional
- English Proficiency Examination Requirements
- Letters of recommendation are not used for admissions consideration
International29736 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14868 USD per semester during 48 months.
National29736 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14868 USD per semester during 48 months.
In-State12536 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6268 USD per semester during 48 months.
Living costs for New Brunswick
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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