The program focuses on planning as a process for improving collective decisions in the public and private sectors. The planning process includes analyzing problems, designing alternative solutions and evaluating their consequences, developing strategies for action and participating in their implementation. This process is used in both government and business in developing policy for future action, so that today’s solutions do not become tomorrow’s problems.
The program’s elective courses combined with other courses on campus enable the development of more specialized depth in several planning related areas under the following concentrations: Urban Revitalization; Economic Development; Urban Geographic Information Systems; Transportation; Physical Planning and Urban Design; and Environmental Resources.
The Department is staffed by faculty members who combine academic and professional qualifications and who are committed to active involvement in current issues. They teach by example, using case studies and projects involving actual situations in most courses. This approach injects reality into the educational environment, allows students to see the relevance of the material in the curriculum, and shows students how their courses relate to their professional practice.
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- Introduction to Land Use Planning
- Introduction to Planning Law
- Planning Theories and Practice
- Urban Development Theory and Planning
- Applied Planning Methods
- Data Analysis Methods I
- Planning Policy Analysis
- Applied Planning Workshop
- Introduction to Urban Design and Physical Planning
- Introduction to Urban Geographic Information Systems for Planning
- Urban Design as Public Policy
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DisciplinesArchitecture Urban Planning View 296 other Masters in Architecture in United States
An applicant must meet Graduate School requirements plus these Department of Urban Planning requirements to be considered for admission to the program:
- Undergraduate cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale).
- Three letters of recommendation from three previous faculty and/or professionals.
- Submission of test results from the General Test portion of Graduate Record Examination.
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In-State11861 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 11861 USD per year and a duration of .
- Minnesota - $18202
- Illinois - $17054
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