Master of Community & Regional Planning

The University of New Mexico

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


This emphasis is designed for students who are interested in the relationships between human communities, settlements, and their ecological contexts. It will prepare students for practice, research and professional careers with nonprofit and international non-governmental organizations, with private sector firms in environmental and The MCRP degree program is a two-year course of study requiring a minimum of 48 credit hours of course work, culminating in a thesis or professional project to be presented in public. Degree requirements and program curriculum can be found here. The MCRP degree is designed to allow students to pursue a concentration consistent with their professional objectives. The completion of a concentration allows students to match academic interests with potential employment opportunities. There are three MCRP concentrations offered: Community Development, Natural Resources & Environmental Planning, and Physical Planning & Design.

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