UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

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University of California, Los Angeles
Luskin School of Public Affairs
Parent institution
University of California, Los Angeles
DeanGary M. Segura[2]
Academic staff
Students567 (as of Fall 2016)[1]
Location, ,

The UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs is the public affairs/public service graduate school at UCLA. The school consists of three departments—Public Policy, Social Welfare, and Urban Planning—offering two undergraduate minors, one undergraduate major, three master's degrees, and two doctoral degrees,[3] it was formerly known as the School of Public Policy and Social Research.

Departments and Degrees[edit]

The Luskin School of Public Affairs offers degrees in the following concentrations:

Joint degree programs (J.D., MBA., Latin American Studies, Architecture and Urban Design, and Asian American Studies) are offered. Consult individual departments for more information.

The following minors are offered for undergraduate UCLA students:

  • Public affairs
  • Urban and Regional Studies


  • Luskin Forum
  • Access Magazine
  • Blueprint
  • Critical Planning Journal

Research centers[edit]

The Luskin School of Public Affairs houses the following research centers:

  • Luskin Center for Innovation
  • The Ralph and Goldy Lewis Center
  • Institute of Transportation Studies
  • Center for Policy Research on Aging
  • Institute on Inequality and Democracy

Unique programs include a Social Justice Initiative, Senior Fellows program, Global Public Affairs, and the Graduate Food Studies Certificate program.[4].


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Coordinates: 34°04′28″N 118°26′21″W / 34.074420°N 118.439065°W / 34.074420; -118.439065