University of the District of Columbia (Courtesy photo)
University of the District of Columbia (Courtesy photo)

The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) is hosting an open house for its doctoral programs, the Ph.D. Program in Urban Leadership & Entrepreneurship and the Ph.D. Program in Computer Science & Engineering.

The fall open house will take place at UDC Thursday, Nov. 21, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., in the Department of Urban Architecture and Community Planning, Building 32, 2nd Floor, Suite 200.

The event will afford prospective students an opportunity to learn more about the programs and the chance to meet with faculty to discuss personal research interests.
The Ph.D. program in Urban Leadership and Entrepreneurship is the only doctoral-level program of its kind in the nation. It utilizes a scholar-practitioner approach to learning and research. Through a partnership between UDC and Fielding Graduate University, the program seeks to prepare students for successful careers in research, academia, and industry, by offering a balance between rigorous research and real-world application. The program will develop the next generation of leaders to address urban challenges. The Ph.D. program in Computer Science and Engineering has an interdisciplinary focus with an emphasis on design thinking, and the ability to solve complex problems.

For more information, visit to learn more about the Ph.D. program in Urban Leadership & Entrepreneurship and visit to learn more about the Ph.D. program in Computer Science & Engineering.

UDC is located at the Van Ness/UDC Metro stop on the Red Line. There is a parking garage on campus for those who prefer to drive. Limited street parking is available.

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