Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning Joint Degree

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Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning Joint Degree with Civil and Environmental Engineering (M.S.)

The M.A. program in the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning (UEP) at Tufts prepares a new generation of leaders – ‘practical visionaries’ – who will contribute to the development of inclusive and sustainable communities.

A joint degree consists of one master's degree awarded by two graduate departments when a student meets the core master's requirements of both departments. Students may pursue a joint degree with the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the School of Engineering. A dual-degree option (M.A./M.S.) is also offered by the departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering and UEP.

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Application Deadline

Fall: January 15

Students electing a joint degree option must be accepted by both departments and are expected to meet the requirements set by each program. A student may submit one application to the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences for the joint degree option.

Application Requirements: 

> Application Fee
> Resume/CV
> GRE scores are not required
> Official TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo English Test, if applicable
> Transcripts
> Three Letters of Recommendation

For questions about this program, including scholarships and assistantships, please contact Rebecca Shakespeare.

Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning
97 Talbot Avenue 
Tufts University 
Medford, Massachusetts 02155

Tel: (617) 627-3394 
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