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Urban and Regional Planning

The University of Texas at San Antonio

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
26564 USD/year
26564 USD/year
9048 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Urban and Regional Planning program of The University of Texas at San Antonio is designed to prepare students for leadership roles and careers in the public and private sectors for the purpose of planning and designing communities and regions.

Overview

Basic Degree Information/Description

The College of Architecture, Construction and Planning’s location is in downtown San Antonio, the degree is in collaboration with the Department of Public Administration in the College of Public Policy. The Urban and Regional Planning program of The University of Texas at San Antonio has a strong focus on land use planning; design; policy; and economic, environmental, and cultural issues that shape urban and regional land development patterns in terms of infrastructure, housing, and open space systems. Emphasis is placed on developing research capabilities and graphic skills needed in planning.

Career Options Available for an Urban and Regional Planning Graduate

The proposed degree program's primary focus is to prepare students to become practitioners in the planning profession.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Community and Regional Planning
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • History and Theory of Urban and Regional Planning
  • Urban Planning Methods
  • Planning Practice and Ethics
  • Urban and Regional Sustainability

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • A completed a Graduate School application
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended. All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English along with an evaluation of the transcripts from Foreign Credentials Service of America
  • Two letters of recommendation addressing the applicant's academic and/or professional skills
  • Letter of Intent, outlining the applicant’s reasons for pursuing the Master of Science degree in Urban and Regional Planning and career plans
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score no older than 5 years
  • English language proficiency test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26564 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26564 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    26564 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26564 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    9048 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9048 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Urban and Regional Planning
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The University of Texas at San Antonio

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