PhD in City & Regional Planning

Cornell University

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Doctoral Degree
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


The PhD program offers advanced specialized education for a career in academic research and teaching or in policy research and administration. Degrees have been granted to 271 students. Recent PhD graduates in city and regional planning have gone on to distinguished careers as professors at institutions including the University of Toronto, University of Florida, University of Illinois, Temple University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Michigan, University of Texas at Austin, Tsinghua University (China), and Oregon State University. They also hold major positions in the United Nations, the World Bank, and the Inter-American Development Bank as well as in federal agencies and nonprofit research, policy, and cultural organizations.

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