Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

College of Architecture and Urban Studies

Environmental Design and Planning


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Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA 24061

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The College of Architecture and Urban Studies offers a college wide Ph.D program in Environmental Design and Planning. A goal of the program is to educate researchers, teachers and advanced level practitioners in the fields of architecture, building science, construction, landscape architecture, interior design, and planning and urban studies while advancing the knowledge base in these fields. The college has a diverse faculty with a wide range of expertise. Students in the program have a variety of opportunities to conduct research in one or more of the fields of interest. The program has five streams in which students can pursue focused research. The streams are Architecture, Planning, Construction and Building Science, Public International Affairs, and Design. There are also opportunities for students to pursue multidisciplinary research within or across the streams.


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Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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