Master of City and Regional Studies (M.C.R.S.) Degree

The Master of City and Regional Studies (M.C.R.S.) is a 30-credit degree offered only in specialized circumstances. Applicants must hold an advanced degree and are seeking auxiliary knowledge in planning, or be international practicing planners.


The Program of Study

Requirements and standards for admission are otherwise comparable to the M.C.R.P. two-year degree. The 30 credits required for this degree include the core required courses in theory and urban economics as well as two semesters of methods, including Methods of Planning Analysis I (34:970:515). Studio courses are not required and international students are waived out of the planning law course requirement. All M.C.R.S. candidates are required to pass an extensive comprehensive examination.

Urban Planning Program Concentrations


Graduate certificate programs are also offered