Urban Placemaking and Management

Pratt Institute

24 months
63096 USD/year
63096 USD/year
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Urban Placemaking and Management (UPM) program at Pratt Institute provides a professionally oriented education to a student body with diverse cultural, educational, and professional backgrounds. The UPM program focuses on participatory planning leading to successful and sustainable public spaces.  


The Urban Placemaking and Management 40-credit program at Pratt Institute equips students to qualify for employment in a range of institutional, governmental, nonprofit, and private-sector settings. 

Learning outcomes

Students gain a broad theoretical knowledge of the historical, political, and social frameworks with which to conceptualize the public realm, while developing skills to analyze urban space and understand the relationship of public space to public policy and private development. Through studios and internships, students gain further practical understanding of the planning and design of public space, including management and the integration of the principles of sustainability into public-space development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History & Theory of Public Places
  • Lab:Analysis of Public Space
  • Urban Placemaking and Management
  • Democracy, Equity , and Public Space

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All graduate students must file the application using our online system. There is a non-refundable $50 application fee.
  • Transcripts: a scan of your official transcripts should be uploaded when you complete your online application. Request an official copy from your school, either digitally or physically, scan it, and upload it. 
  • International students must have all transcripts translated into English by a certified translation service.
  • Two letters of recommendation from employers, professors, or others able to judge your potential for graduate study in your specific program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    63096 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 63096 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    63096 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 63096 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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