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9 MA Programs in Architecture Studies Urban and Regional Planning 2024

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    MA Programs in Architecture Studies Urban and Regional Planning

    After completing college, many students seek yet higher education in a given field of study. An MA is a graduate degree that offers an opportunity to do so, and moreover, prepares students for careers in the field of their choice.

    What is an MA in Urban and Regional Planning? This path of study is designed to prepare students to manage resources and plan urban spaces. Students may choose to specialize in a wide range of disciplines, including urban design, landscape architecture, resource management and urban development. Depending on the program's specific focus, coursework can cover a broad range of topics from public policy and sociology to economics and architecture.

    One key advantage to attaining this MA is its high level of applicability in today's market. As cities worldwide continue to expand and land and resource management becomes an increasingly prominent issue, governments and private employers increasingly look for well-educated graduates who are able to meet these challenges.

    Depending on the size and location of a school, an MA program will have varying costs. To learn more about a program's tuition and enrollment fees, contact the school directly.

    Students who complete an MA in Urban and Regional Planning have several different career paths available to them. The degree is most directly applicable to careers within urban development. Students can become architects or infrastructure designers. Much of the curriculum is also applicable to public policy, so students can choose to pursue work as advocates, politicians or, with additional education, lawyers. Graduates can also go on to acquire teaching credentials in order to become teachers, educating the next generation of students interested in the field of urban and regional planning.

    All students who are interested in learning more about this degree and the various programs currently available are encouraged to use our searchable database of schools. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.