University of Southern California

Online Executive Master of Urban Planning


Waite Phillips Hall 3470 Trousdale Parkway

Los Angeles, CA 90089

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Online Executive Master of Urban Planning

Format: Online

Program Description:

USC Price’s online Executive Master of Urban Planning is an accelerated program that bridges the gap between urban planning goals and the objectives and constraints of effective real estate development. USC Price has been ranked both No. 1 for urban policy and No. 2 for public affairs by U.S. News & World Report for 2019.

Through this program, students will build advanced knowledge in four main areas: project and land economics; political, legal, and regulatory process and stakeholder outreach; data analysis, visualization and communication; and urban design and the built environment. The program can be completed in as few as 16 months.

GRE/GMAT scores are not required to apply, but five to seven years of relevant professional work experience are recommended.

Online Student Experience
With USC Price’s accommodating online format, students will:
●    Build key urban planning and leadership skills through face-to-face online classes.
●    Complete multimedia coursework at their own pace on any device.
●    Attend in-person intensives where they can analyze a project, develop recommendations and work in a studio setting, as well as strengthen their networks in the industry.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Financial Aid is available Federal Student Loans. Applicants may apply by completing the FAFSA and applying code 001328. Several scholarships also available.

Locale: Large City

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