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Bioregional Planning and Community Design

University of Idaho

M.Sc. On Campus Online
12 months
Duration
30502 USD/year
30502 USD/year
11266 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This Bioregional Planning and Community Design program at University of Idaho prepares leaders and advances new knowledge to help communities create community-based plans, programs and policies that sustain and enhance cultures, resource bases, the built environment and economic health.

Overview

As a student in this program, you will work with professors and community leaders to help real Idaho communities overcome development and planning challenges to fulfill visions for sustainable growth. You will develop solid research and problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to implement systematic conservation planning and management strategies to positively shape communities for generations to come.

Administered through the College of Art and Architecture, Bioregional Planning and Community Design at the U of I is an innovative interdisciplinary Master of Science (MS) program comprised of faculty from 8 colleges and 10 different departments; with the option of a joint degree from the College of Law. 

The program’s mission is to prepare future public leaders and professionals through transformative learning, create and disseminate significant planning scholarship, and assist communities and organizations in planning for sustainable development. Emphasis is placed on sustaining quality-of-life and balancing change and tradition within and across bioregions. Students, faculty and staff work with communities to provide understanding and create community-based plans, programs and policies that sustain and enhance community and landscape resilience.

 Degree Fit

This Bioregional Planning and Community Design program at University of Idaho could be a good fit if you:

  • Are interested in helping communities
  • Have the ability to think in terms of spatial relationships
  • Have strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Work well with diverse groups of people

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainable Communities 
  • Introduction to Bioregional Planning 
  • Bioregional Planning Methods 
  • Bioregional Planning Studio 
  • Local and Regional Comprehensive Planning 
  • Public Planning Theory and Process 
  • Internship 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

43 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

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

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

  • All graduate school applicants must possess the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree. An official academic record from all post-secondary education institutions attended is required. This may take some time so start this early in your application process.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Scans of Official Transcripts 
  • Area of Emphasis Form 
  • Personal Information Form 
  • Writing Sample

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15251 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    30502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15251 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    11266 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5633 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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