The Master of International Planning Studies (MIPS) is an online one-year (2 semesters and one summer) program that is designed for practitioners currently employed in urban and regional planning or related fields who desire additional knowledge in the field of community and regional development. Prospective students must have direct experience in the international aspects of planning or related fields that directly relate to their proposed area of concentration.
Applications for admission must hold an advanced degree or have significant experience in international planning, and seek knowledge about urban and regional conditions and related areas such as real estate, economic development, environmental protection and international planning. Applicants must demonstrate that the degree will strengthen their career credentials and make them more competitive in the applicant’s chosen international planning profession. Prospective students are assumed to have a basic knowledge of planning concepts.
Requirements for the Master of International Planning Studies Degree
The program is available only online under Plan B (without thesis). The student must complete at least 30 credits as specified below.
The student must: