City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning Major

City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning is a program that prepares individuals to apply principles of planning, analysis, and architecture to the development and improvement of urban areas and surrounding regions, and to function as professional planners.

City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning majors and degree programs likely include instruction in principles of architecture; master plan development; service, communications, and transportation systems design; community and commercial development; zoning; land use planning; applied economics; policy analysis; applicable laws and regulations; and professional responsibilities and managerial duties.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning (use the College Search feature and enter " City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning?

With numerous professional directions to go in, most individuals with a degree in city/urban, community and regional planning become a land use and code enforcement planner, transportation planner, environmental and natural resources planner, economic development planner, and/or urban design planner.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning:

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

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