Urban & Regional Planning Track
This track leads to a Master of Science degree in Urban and Regional Planning at UTSA. The Master of Science degree in Urban and Regional Planning is designed to prepare students for leadership roles and careers in the public and private sectors for the purpose of planning and designing communities and regions. The degree is in collaboration with the Department of Public Administration in the College for Health, Community and Policy. The program has a strong focus on land use planning; design; policy; and economic, environmental, and cultural issues that shape urban and regional land development patterns in terms of infrastructure, housing, and open space systems. Emphasis is placed on developing research capabilities and graphic skills needed in planning.
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Graduate Admission Requirements
Graduate Admission requirements vary by program. Please check your individual degree program for more details.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
- 1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 71 or equivalent
- 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 61 or equivalent
To apply for the Graduate Pathway, you must submit the following:
- Graduate School Application
- Non-Refundable Application Fee: $90
- Official TOEFL / IELTS Test Scores
- Passport & Confirmation of Financial Resources (after program admission)
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For complete details: Graduate Admissions Checklist
For important deadlines: Graduate Application Deadline
If you need assistance with your application, contact the English Language Center at email@example.com
Sample Course Maps - M.S. in Urban and Regional Planning
| 1-Semester Pathway
6 credit hours apply from Pathway toward degree completion (M.S. in Urban and Regional Planning)
||Semester 1||Progression Requirements
These courses are delivered through the UTSA English Language Center and are required to develop English proficiency
|Course Title||ELC hours
|Advanced Graduate Communication||3|
|Graduate Writing for Academic Success||3|
|Graduate Student Success II||3|
|URP 5333 Introduction to Urban and Regional Planning||3|
|URP 5363 Urban Planning Methods I||3|
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Tuition & Fees
UTSA offers top-quality education and services at a competitive price. Click here to learn more about tuition and fees for the Urban & Regional Planning Track.