Community Planning and Information Management, Master | University of Maryland | College Park, United States
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Community Planning and Information Management

24 months
Duration
2083 USD/credit 62490 USD/year
2083 USD/credit 62490 USD/year
1125 USD/credit 33750 USD/year
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About

To realize the promise of smart cities to improve the quality of life for residents requires changes in the information infrastructure, the social infrastructure, and the physical infrastructure. This Community Planning and Information Management program at University of Maryland is made to fill this urgent need.

Overview

The Community Planning and Information Management program at University of Maryland enables graduate students interested in community planning and information management to complete these complementary degrees by using courses in the partnering programs to satisfy specialization and elective requirements.

Key facts

To earn each degree separately would require 78 credits. This dual program will require 60 credits and which students can complete in 3 academic years. The dual degree program builds on the unique strengths of faculty in the School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (MAPP+D) and in the College of Information Science (iSchool) by bringing together expertise in data science, eGovernment and the Internet of Things, with expertise in physical, social and economic planning. The program promotes interdisciplinary education by providing advanced knowledge of planning to information management students and advanced knowledge of information management to students in planning, under the concept of “smart cities.”

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Transportation and Land Use
  • Growth Management and Environmental Planning
  • eGovernment for Smart Cities
  • Land Use Planning: Concepts and Techniques
  • Management Concepts and Principles for Information Professionals

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.25

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Transcript(s)
  • TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students): TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores (if applicable) are required for all international applicants. The minimum TOEFL score for admission into the MIM program is 100. 
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)** or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT): GRE scores are required for all applicants, except domestic applicants with an undergraduate GPA of 3.25 or higher.
  • CV/Resume
  • ​Supplementary Application: Though the responses to these questions may have some overlap with the Graduate School’s statement of purpose – applicants may cut and paste, as relevant, from the Graduate School’s statement submission.
  • Writing Sample (optional)
  • Portfolio PDF Upload (optional)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    62490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2083 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    62490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2083 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    33750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1125 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for College Park

1676 - 2838 USD /month
Living costs

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

Financing

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Funding

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