University of Manitoba

University of Manitoba

City Planning


Room 268, Drake Centre, 181 Freedman Crescent

Winnipeg, MB






Program Information

Degree Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of City Planning is a two-year combined academic and professional program of study that prepares students for work in a variety of planning fields by offering learning opportunities in planning theory and practice. The Department’s mission is to strengthen the capacity of planning to enhance the ecological sustainability, social equity and aesthetic qualities of human settlements. The Master of City Planning degree is recognized by the Canadian Institute of Planners. Graduates are eligible for full Membership status in this professional institute after two years of relevant professional experience. Students from Canada and abroad attend this program, bringing with them a multiplicity of backgrounds, including the humanities, the natural, social, and applied sciences and the design disciplines. This diversity fosters a very rich educational experience. With a relatively small incoming class each year, students benefit from close personal interaction with members of the faculty and practitioners.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission