MUEP On Campus

Urban and Environmental Planning

Arizona State University

24 months
26460 USD/year
24498 USD/year
12014 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Urban and Environmental Planning MUEP program from Arizona State University is ranked among the top in the nation, because we prepare students to enter the workforce, impact their communities and become leaders in the planning profession.


The Urban and Environmental Planning MUEP program from Arizona State University offers you the opportunity to specialize your skills to meet your personal goals and interests. Our program offers three graduate certificates, three concurrent degree options, and five topical areas. Our school has close relationships across the university, allowing students to incorporate learning opportunities from multiple disciplines to create a custom learning experience.

Our students are able to not only build a degree that satisfies their interests but also land the job that helps them make a difference. Over 75 percent of students in our program are employed in planning, or a related field, within one year of graduation. Graduates go on to fulfilling careers in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

Career Opportunities

Professionals with expertise in planning theory and practice are in high demand across sectors and industries, including planning consulting firms, local governments and community organizations. Skills in environmental impact assessment, geographical data analysis and community resiliency planning are valuable to businesses and institutions relying on practical, research-based approaches to solve complex real-world problems.

Alumni of the Master of Urban and Environmental Planning program work as professional planners in a variety of public, private and nonprofit settings. Career examples include:

  • city and regional planning aide
  • geospatial information technologist
  • social services director
  • sustainability specialist
  • transportation planner
  • urban and regional planner


The Master of Urban and Environmental Planning (MUEP) is accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board (PAB) 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Planing History and Theory
  • Planning Practice, Ethics and Processes
  • Planning and Development Control Law
  • Planning for Sustainable Communities
  • Socio-Economic Impact Analysis
  • Workshop for Planners
  • Urban and Regional Economic Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications received after January 15 will be considered on a rolling basis until the program is full.


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Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree, in any field, from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • personal statement
  • resume
  • three letters of recommendation
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26460 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    24498 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24498 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12014 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12014 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Tempe Junction

900 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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