All Graduate Certificate students will be required to be admitted as graduate students. The application procedures, regulations, and policies given in the master's degree section apply to all certificate students (except for the required letters of recommendation). The time limit for completing the certificate program is three years from the term of entry.
To request a certificate be awarded, students must apply to graduate.
All information regarding course requirements for the certificate programs can be found in the University Catalog.
Graduate Certificate in Planning and Economic Development
The Graduate Certificate in Planning and Economic Development is intended to provide a credential for students preparing for careers in the public, private, or third sectors requiring familiarity with planning and economic development concepts and methods. This certificate is not intended as a substitute for a professional degree in planning, but as an opportunity to supplement another graduate degree.
The certificate will provide courses covering planning theory, planning methods and urban and regional theory, plus an opportunity to select electives in a single substantive planning specialization such as economic development planning, health planning, transportation planning, environmental planning or land use planning.
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