Master of Urban & Regional Planning

Eastern Washington University

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


The MURP Program is a two-year professional curriculum. The program is one of only four in the Pacific Northwest states that is professionally accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board. The purposes of the graduate planning program are as follows:To provide communities and agencies with competent professionals in the field of urban and regional planning. To prepare professionals who can develop and administer planning policies for the economic vitality, resource efficiency and environmental quality of communities and regions. To fulfill the need for planning-related research with particular emphasis given to research benefiting the region and state. To provide community services in the form of continuing education for public officials, practicing professionals and citizens; technical assistance for area agencies and communities; information and technology exchange with appropriate local, state and federal authorities.

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