University of West Georgia

Graduate School

Rural and Small Town Planning


Technology Learning Center, 1601 Maple Street

Carrollton, GA 30118

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Rural and Small Town Planning

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Masters of Science in Rural and Small Town Planning is designed to prepare students for a planning career in rural, regional, and public and private planning agencies. Specifically, the program is structured to provide a base in planning theory and analytical skills together with extensive preparation in the formulation and implementation of rural plans, policies and programs.Admissions is to the MS in Rural and Small Town Planning is open to students with an undergraduate degree in geography, political science, sociology, planning or a related discipline. The program requires the completion of thirty-six (36) semester hours of graduate work, which includes six core courses (18 hours).


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

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Fringe Town

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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