Click to view UCI MURP's public information document posted in accordance with Planning Accreditation Board standards, criterion 1F.
UCI's MURP program is currently the only PAB-accredited planning masters degree program in the Orange County and San Diego areas.
Accreditation provides students “assurance that the program is engaged in continuous review and improvement of its quality, that it meets nationally endorsed standards for the profession, and that it is accountable for achieving what it sets out to do.”
The PAB website has many resources for those considering education and careers in planning. Their "Why is Accreditation Important?" includes a helpful explanation of the process and its value.