Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

College of Architecture and Urban Studies

Master of Urban and Regional Planning

Address:

Virginia Tech Professional MBA Program

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA 24061

United States

Phone:

1-540-231-6536

Fax:

1-540-231-3714

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Urban and Regional Planning

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) program is a two-year interdisciplinary professional degree open to students from a wide variety of undergraduate fields. The program has a dual objective of training graduates for their first planning job, and more importantly instilling conceptual and critical thinking necessary for lifelong learning and career development. While the required core provides "generalist" planning theories and skills, one-half of the curriculum is in the student's area of specialization and provides substantive skills in a specific area of interest.

Accreditation:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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