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Master of Arts in Urban & Regional Planning / Sustainability

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Urban & Regional Planning with a concentration in Sustainability program is designed to empower planning professionals by educating them in the practical knowledge to make resourceful and long-term decisions, apply new technologies, find the balance between protection and change in their projects, and to improve the overall quality of life.  The curriculum covers topics in ecological environmental planning, social and cultural aspects of sustainability, and equity with implications of decisions.  Courses may include:

  • Planning Theory and History
  • Quantitative Data Analysis for Planners
  • Urban Economy
  • Land Use Planning Law
  • Planning Research Design


  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent
  • 3.0 GPA in upper-level courses
  • GRE
  • Resume / CV
  • Statement of purpose

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges