Temple University

Ambler College

Community and Regional Planning


580 Meetinghouse Road

Ambler, PA 19002

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.-Community and Regional Planning; M.S.-Sustainable Community Planning; M.S.-Transportation Planning

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Community and Regional Planning offers graduate work leading to the Master of Science degree. The primary purpose of the program is to develop skilled practitioners for the dynamic and growing field of Community and Regional Planning in the government, non-profit, and private sectors. Students develop an understanding of the physical and economic issues of planning; sensitivity to the social and environmental impact of planning decisions; and knowledge of governmental structures as they apply to planning. These skills place students on the front lines of efforts to create and maintain sustainable communities. The program builds on the traditions already established in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture, which has a long history of involvement with land use issues, and the Center for Sustainable Communities.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

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