Regional and City Planning
OU offers the Master of Regional and City Planning (MRCP) degree through the Division of Regional and City Planning, a unit of the College of Architecture. The program is one of the oldest in the United States (founded in 1947), and is fully accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board. The more than 400 graduates of the program hold leading planning positions throughout the United States and the world.
The Masters of Regional and City Planning (MRCP) degree requires two-years of full-time graduate study. The degree is designed for people seeking a professional degree in urban and regional planning, community and economic development, urban design, and transportation planning in the public and private sectors.
CLOSE AND EXTENSIVE CONTACT ensures student success is the most valued benefit of our program. Our size facilitates the generous time and dedication all faculty can give to each student.
CONCENTRATION which are in high demand in the modern planning environment. Our course materials and projects are focused on relevant, real-world planning issues and events that result in our graduates' immediate employability.
FLEXIBILITY to develop programs of study tailored to student interests. We have the ability to focus on each student's interests and work one-on one to tailor individual courses of study within the curriculum's format.
A RICH CURRICULUM emphasizing skills development with training in the latest computer technologies.
A WELL-EQUIPPED COMPUTER LABORATORY with an extensive software library, including geographic information systems (GIS: ArcView, ArcMap), scanners, GPS receivers, color printers and plotters.
MANY OPPORTUNITIES TO GAIN PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE by working in local agencies or with faculty on research projects.
DUAL MASTER'S DEGREE OPTIONS can be arranged with other programs. Please talk to a Graduate Advisor for details.
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: No
International Financial Aid: No
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Small Suburb
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999