Planetizen Schools Directory

Academic Programs in Urban Planning and Related Fields

Georgetown University

Master of Professional Studies in Urban and Regional Planning

Uwe S. Brandes
Associate Dean, Executive Director
School of Continuing Studies
Division of Applied Management

Located in the new Georgetown Downtown campus in the heart of the nation's capital, Georgetown University's Urban & Regional Planning program prepares graduates with a master's degree in urban planning and provides customized education to public agencies, organizations and partner institutions.

With a preeminent faculty combining both academic and professional pedigree, the program provides students with:

  • The critical-thinking and leadership skills needed to shape urban development outcomes;
  • Unique insights into the global best practices of urban development across Washington, DC;
  • The opportunity to specialize in urban design, community development, or independent study;
  • A unique graduate education at the crossroads of national and international professional networks.

Now accepting applications for the fall, spring, and summer semesters. Learn more.

Specialization 
Community Development
Economic Development
Housing
International Planning
Urban Design
Accreditation 
Pending