School of Public and International Affairs College of Architecture and Urban Studies Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Economic Development (Certificate); Government And International Affairs (MPIA); Homeland Security Policy (Certificate); Local Government Management (Certificate); Nonprofit And Nongovernmental Organization Management (Certificate); Planning, Governance And Globalization (Phd); Public Administration And Public Affairs (MPA, Phd); Urban And Regional Planning (MURPL).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Comprehensive Exam (For Some Programs), Thesis (For Some Programs); For Doctorate, Comprehensive Exam (For Some Programs), Thesis/Dissertation (For Some Programs).


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S And Doctorate, GRE. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL (Minimum Score 550 Paper-Based; 213 Computer-Based).
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 7/1 For Domestic And International Students; For Spring Admission, 12/1 For Domestic And International Students. Applications Are Processed On A Rolling Basis.
Application Fee:

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
Teaching Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements, Career-Related Internships Or Fieldwork, Federal Work-Study, Scholarships/Grants, Health Care Benefits, And Unspecified Assistantships Available. Financial Award Application Deadline: 1/15.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. Karen M. Hult
Unit Head
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: 540-231-5351
Fax: 540-231-9938

Contact Info
Krystal D. Wright
Information Contact
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: 540-231-2291
Fax: 540-231-9938

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