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Located in Worcester—the second-largest city in New England—our department maintains relationships with local nonprofit organizations and city and state agencies that offer challenging opportunities to apply your knowledge of urban studies. Through an internship, you’ll hone your skills, gain valuable professional experience, and make the kinds of connections that lead to future employment. These opportunities are why 83% of respondents to a survey of 2015 graduates said that they either agree or strongly agree that their academic program prepared them for employment.
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Our urban studies graduates are changing the world—one community at a time—through rewarding careers in fields like public administration, planning, business, human services, social work, and gerontology. In fact, 91% of 2015 graduates who responded to the survey reported that they are employed, enrolled in graduate school, or both. A bachelor’s degree in urban studies enables you to earn a median annual salary that ranges from:
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