Professional Development and Engagement
The Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) degree program educates aspiring planning professionals to solve societal, economic, and environmental challenges and build a just and sustainable future.
Upon graduation, students have the critical thinking, networking, and analytical skills to succeed in planning practice. Our faculty, students, and alumni reflect the diversity of society and become effective leaders in the private, public, and non-profit sectors.
MURP is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top professional planning programs with full accreditation from the Planning Accreditation Board (PAB).
MURP Program Highlights
- Project Based Learning: Video Highlights of Student Projects in Santa Ana, CA
- The Capstone Experience: Professional Report, Practicum
- Faculty Highlights:
- Recent Student Awards:
- MURP Strategic Plan
Our post-graduation employment rate is consistently strong. In the three most recent academic years, 99% of our graduates obtained full-time employment in planning or a planning-related field within one year. (Data available for 70 of 89 or 79% of students awarded MURP degrees from 2016 - 2018.)
To find out more about the MURP program and how it can help you reach your professional goals, read our Director's message and explore our site. Keep an eye on program happenings by watching the department's News.
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