May 29, 2024  
Graduate Catalog 2023 - 2024 
Graduate Catalog 2023 - 2024

Urban Studies/Urban and Regional Planning, MS with dual residency

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This program is not accepting new admits as of the Summer 24 semester.

Dual Degree Program

In 1998, a cooperative agreement was reached between the School of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University and the Department of Regional Development of Chung-Ang University in Seoul, Korea, to offer a dual Master of Science degree in Urban Studies/Urban and Regional Planning.

Course of Study

Students who wish to spend the second year of the MS program in residence in Seoul, Korea, must apply to the MS Program Director for admission well in advance of the semester(s) of intended residence.

  • CSU Urban Affairs students take Chung-Ang classes (three credit hours), which are accepted by Cleveland State toward the MS degree. They include the following courses:
    • Applied Statistics
    • Survey Research Methods
    • Public Economics
  • Regional Economics Elective courses include:
    • Urban and Regional Planning
    • Urban and Regional Policy
    • Urban Planning Methods
    • Community Development Methodology
    • Introduction to GIS
    • Urban History

Most Classes are taught in Korean; however, English textbooks are available and Chung-Ang faculty advise and tutor students in English.

Students receive the MS in Urban Studies degree from Cleveland State University and the Urban and Regional Planning degree from Chung-Ang University.

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