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Urban Development Department of Architecture

Urban Development

Good plans Department of Architecture

Good plans

shape good decisions. That’s why good planning helps to make elusive dreams come true.


— Lester Robert Tittel

Graduate Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning

The purpose of the professional certificate in Urban and Regional Planning is to provide students with an introductory understanding of the historical, social, international, and physical context of comprehensive land use planning and sustainable urbanism.

The Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning is a 15-semester-credit-hour program. Degree-seeking, special graduate or non-degree-seeking students from any discipline at UTSA are allowed to complete the Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning (URP) program. Students will be advised by the URP Certificate Program Coordinator/Advisor. Interested individuals should contact the Urban and Regional Planning Certificate Program Coordinator within the College of Architecture.

Graduate Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning Degree Sequence (UTSA Catalog)