Urban and Regional Planners

Education

Most urban and regional planners have a master's degree from an accredited urban or regional planning program. In 2013, 72 universities offered an accredited master's degree program in planning.

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Related College Majors

City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning - More About This Major

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Average Tuition (excluding room and board) for Schools with this major: $16,469.00 per year

Urban Studies/Affairs - More About This Major

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Average Tuition (excluding room and board) for Schools with this major: $21,649.00 per year

Real Estate Development - More About This Major

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Average Tuition (excluding room and board) for Schools with this major: $32,547.00 per year

Certifications or Licenses

As of 2012, New Jersey was the only state that required planners to be licensed, although Michigan required registration to use the title 'community planner. More information can be requested from...

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General Qualifications

Analytical skills. Planners analyze information and data from a variety of sources, such as market research studies, censuses, and environmental impact studies. They use statistical techniques and...

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Knowledge

  • English Language
  • Law and Government
  • Administration and Management
  • Geography
  • Communications and Media

Most Common Education Levels

The level of education attained by people currently working in this career.

Most Common Education

Schools with the Highest Enrollment for Featured Major

Schools with the Highest Enrollment for Featured Major
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School
Number of Students
University of Central Florida
70,551
University of Minnesota-Twin C...
64,579
Ohio State University-Main Campus
62,715
Texas A & M University-College...
62,377
New York University
57,015
University of Florida
57,003
The University of Texas at Austin
56,056
Michigan State University
54,857
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
54,344
Arizona State University-Tempe
53,582
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