Application Deadline:
January 15 annually

Enrollment Deposit and Intent to Enroll Deadline:
April 15 annually

The Master of Urban Regional Planning program’s flexible curriculum provides students the opportunity to explore a wide range of topics in the field of urban and regional planning or gain depth in a specific area. The focus areas described below provide guidance about elective courses a student could take to more fully explore that topic. Focus areas are structured to be potential courses of study, and are not a requirement for the Master of Urban Regional Planning degree.

Courses listed as “Primary Courses” provide a majority of the material directed toward the focus area, “Secondary Courses” provide a smaller share of course material on the focus area; and “Non-URP courses” are offered in other units on campus.

Applied Planning Skills

Community and Economic Development

Global and Comparative Planning

Housing and Equitable Development

Land Use and Environmental Planning

Physical Planning and Design

Social Justice and Urban Development

Sustainability, Resilience, Adaptation and Climate Change

Transportation Planning

/ Applied Planning Skills

Coordinator: Robert Goodspeed

/ Community and Economic Development

Coordinator: Scott Campbell

/ Global and Comparative Planning

Coordinator: Lesli Hoey

/ Housing and Equitable Development

Coordinator: Lan Deng

/ Land Use and Environmental Planning

Coordinator: Dick Norton

/ Physical Planning and Design

Coordinator: María Arquero de Alarcón

/ Social Justice and Urban Development

Coordinator: Joe Grengs

/ Sustainability, Resilience, Adaptation, and Climate Change

Coordinator: Larissa Larsen

/ Transportation Planning

Coordinator: Jonathan Levine