UPPP Graduate Students

UPPP's community includes graduate students who have completed undergraduate degrees in wide ranging areas of social science, humanities, engineering, and biological and physical science. Many have decided to pursue their graduate degrees after gaining professional experience in a variety of fields, including, but not limited to planning, policy, and design. 

Ph.D. in Urban and Environmental Planning and Policy

The doctoral program trains scholars in the analysis of social problems related to the built, natural, and institutional environments, for employment in a range of activities, from university teaching and research, to administrative and research-oriented positions in governmental agencies, international organizations, nonprofit organizations, and private consulting practice. Typical time to degree is six years.

PhD Student Spotlights


Information and resource links for current graduate students, including student handbook:

Social Ecology Graduate Student Services

Graduate Student Directory