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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Tony Filipovitch

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Teaching Courses

  • Introduction to the City (URBS 100)
  • The City: Design and Architecture (URBS 110)
  • Community Leadership and Service Learning (URBS 230) Online Course
  • Urban Program Evaluation (URBS 4/513)
  • Urban Design Principles (URBS 4/531)
  • Grants Administration (URBS 4/553) Online Course
  • Selected Topics: Growing Up in Cities (URBS 4/581) Online Course
  • Urban Planning Process (URBS 602)
  • Applied Quantitative Analysis (URBS 609) Online Course
  • Professional Seminar (URBS 615)
  • Long Range and Strategic Planning (URBS 661)
  • Democracy and Citizenship/Public Achievement (POL 381/382)
  • Introduction to Social Studies (SoSt 200)
  • Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector (NPL 273 )Online Course
  • Advanced Workshop in Nonprofit Leadership (NPL 473) Online Course
  • Nonprofit Management and Leadership (NPL 673) Proposed Online Course
  • Continuing Education Course – AICP Exam Review


Urban and Regional Studies Institute
Minnesota State University
106 Morris Hall
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-5035


Anthony J. Filipovitch (" Tony," as he is generally known) holds a PhD in Urban Studies from Portland State University, an MA in Phenomenological Psychology from Duquesne University, and a BA in Psychology (with a teaching minor in French) from the University of Michigan. He has also taught in the Urban Studies program at the University of Tulsa and in Social Sciences at the Homewood Brushton Adult Education Center of the Allegheny County Community College in Pittsburgh, PA, and has served for 5 years as Dean of Graduate Studies & Research at MSU. His areas of teaching include (among others) analytical methods, nonprofit management, and planning process, and he has taught the AICP Exam review course for the MN Chapter of the APA for a number of years (see syllabi). He has published research on children in the city, community collaboration, healthy communities, computer-assisted analysis, and nonprofit organizations, and is the author of Introduction to the City. He is a past director of the Urban Affairs Association, President of the Mankato Area Foundation, and a member of the Mankato Planning Commission. He has received a Bush Fellowship, MSU's Douglas R. Moore lectureship, and the College's Frontiers Forum lectureship.