Master of Professional Studies in Urban & Regional Planning

Explore the Degree

Mastering the art and science of urban planning requires a dedication to both practice and theory. Our curriculum provides a combination of classroom instruction, academic research, and field work, which prepares students to become leaders within the urban planning profession.

Program Features

  • A master’s degree with a curriculum covering the range of urban planning topics including economic development, land use, urban design, place making, housing, transportation, energy, and environment
  • A curriculum that encourages student-driven inquiry upholding the traditions of academic excellence of Georgetown University.
  • Exposure to state-of-the-art professional planning practices through a blended faculty of academics and leading professionals
  • Located in the downtown, in the heart of Washington, D.C. and the National Capital Region
  • Engagement with leading urban planning practitioners who represent professional excellence from local, regional and international organizations
  • The opportunity for students to structure their engagement in the program in a manner which preserves personal flexibility

Duration

The program has been designed to create maximum flexibility for each student. Typically, students complete the program in two years of full-time study or three years of part-time study. The degree must be completed within five years and can be completed in as few as four semesters (15 months) with special approval from the Executive Director.

Performance Requirement

A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 is required of all students to remain in good academic standing and to be eligible to graduate. 

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