University of Washington

Master of Infrastructure Planning and Management (Online) - Online

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For over 50 years, the University of Washington Department of Urban Design and Planning has been the leading planning school of the Pacific Northwest. Through innovative research and nationally ranked training, our graduates and faculty provide the knowledge cities need to solve their most pressing urban challenges.

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Our Master of Infrastructure Planning & Management degree was developed to allow working professionals the flexibility to earn their degree in an asynchronous online format. The online degree prepares students to lead the development of the next generation of critical infrastructure systems ­­— resilient, secure and accessible. Students earn their degree completely online in two years of part-time study in this innovative program designed for early and mid-career professionals. In addition, the Department also offers an in-residence Master of Urban Planning (MUP) degree that prepares students for professional planning practice, expanding the options available for students.

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Plan the Next Generation of Infrastructure Systems

Well-planned infrastructure strengthens the sustainability and livability of our cities and communities. In the Master of Infrastructure Planning & Management program, you’ll use a visionary planning approach and learn to plan for infrastructure systems that improve quality of life and provide resilience against natural and man-made hazards.

Earn Your Master’s Online

With our convenient online format, you can earn a prestigious UW degree from anywhere in the world. Whether you’re a working professional or in the military, our program fits into your schedule.

Gain Hands-On Experience

The capstone is the culmination of your graduate degree, allowing you to synthesize what you’ve learned in the program, conduct research and apply it to a real-world problem. At the same time, you’ll build a network in a particular area of the infrastructure field. 

Learn From the Experts

Study with UW faculty and industry practitioners who offer deep expertise in areas such as urban planning, finance, cybersecurity, GIS, emergency management and green infrastructure.

A World-Class Educational Institution

The University of Washington is consistently rated among the top institutions of higher learning. The UW is 10th in the U.S. News & World Report ranking of the best global universities, and it’s been recognized by Reuters as the most innovative public university in the world.

Learn More

To learn more about the online Master of Infrastructure planning & Management, visit our website or contact us at [email protected].

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University of Washington

Gould Hall

Box 355740

Seattle, WA 98195-9485


This program is featured in Planetizen’s Guide to Urban Planning Programs.

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