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Learn to solve complex urban problems — in the classroom and your career.

Drexel University’s Urban Strategy program prepares the next generation of 21st century urbanists to face complex social, environmental and economic problems in an increasingly dynamic and interconnected world. Our program is housed in Philadelphia, a city known for its vitality, livability, and continuous transformation. Students learn first-hand what makes Philadelphia work, and the struggles the city and region face. Graduates gain public and private sector employment — including coveted positions in government agencies, design firms, community development corporations and beyond.

  • Two-year interdisciplinary program bringing together expertise in design, engineering, business, policy, and public health
  • Practical engagement and experiential learning grounded in an historical, political, and economic context
  • Opportunities to travel and learn about best practices in contemporary urbanism around the world
  • In partnership with the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation students will have access to respected scholars and practitioners from around the world
  • The Urban Strategy faculty represent leading thinkers in the field