School of Public Affairs & Civic Engagement
The School of Public Affairs & Civic Engagement (PACE) is a collaborative interdisciplinary unit of public affairs oriented scholars that delivers degree programs in Gerontology, Public Administration and Urban Studies & Planning. Students in these programs are immersed in a problem-oriented learning environment that extends beyond the classroom and into the community, the public arena and the world.
The Gerontology Program is a freestanding interdisciplinary and professional M.A. degree program designed for students preparing for a career in the field of aging or in a related human service field.
The Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program offers students the opportunity to earn their degree by taking a mix of in-person and hybrid courses in downtown San Francisco. It is nationally accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs & Administration.
Urban Studies & Planning
The program offers courses that lead to a B.A. in Urban Studies & Planning and a minor in Urban Studies & Planning. Here you will find information about the curriculum, advising, faculty, student work and more.
Please note: The Environmental Studies Program has now moved to the new School of the Environment.