Master of Community Planning Career Opportunities


Urban planners develop solutions for many of society‚Äôs most pressing problems. Planners provide a variety of services to cities, towns, states, regions, and private clients interested in changing their physical, economic, or social structures. The most common jobs in planning include: Community Development, Land Use & Code Enforcement, Transportation Planning, Environmental/Natural Resources Planning, Economic Planning and Development, Urban Design. Opportunities continue to grow and salaries remain competitive. The 2016 Planner Salary Survey made by American Planning Association (APA and American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) states that the typical (median) planner reported an annual base salary of $77,300 as of January 1, 2016 (see

The program is fully accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board, an organization formed jointly with the American Institute of Certified Planners and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning.

Master of Community Planning


Admission Requirements




Additional Information
for the Master of Community
Planning Program

Joint Degrees

Financial Assistance



Additional Educational Opportunities
through the School of Planning

International programs

US Peace Corps

Study Abroad