Graduate Certificate in Community Planning
Northern Arizona University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Community Planning program from Northern Arizona University focuses on producing urban and community planners who are prepared in both fundamental and advanced knowledge for professional practice in the public planning workplace. Upon completion of this program, students are equipped to pursue planning careers in: 

  • Local government
  • Federal land management agencies
  • International development organizations
  • Private sector land development companies
  • Community development divisions
  • City and county planning departments


  • Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.00
  • Transcripts
  • 1 letter of recommendation
  • Personal statement or essay

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission