Urban studies offers the kind of well-rounded education that employers look for. Elmhurst urban studies graduates have distinguished themselves in prominent positions in local government and planning. Graduates work as city planners, city managers, attorneys, police chiefs, judges, environmental managers, and public administrators.
Urban studies also provides outstanding preparation for professional and graduate schools. Many graduates go on to law school and successful careers as attorneys. Others pursue studies in urban planning, public administration, and human services.