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Become a Planner – APA Certified University Programs

Pennsylvania has two graduate-planning programs accredited by the Planning Accrediation Board, a joint effort of the American Planning Association and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning.


Temple University
Department of Community and Regional Planning, School of Environmental Design
MS in Community and Regional Planning (Ambler program)
Deborah Howe, FAICP
Professor and Department Chair
Department of Community and Regional Planning
School of Environmental Design
Temple University
580 Meetinghouse Road
Ambler, PA 19002
t: 1-267-468-8300
w: www.temple.edu/ambler/crp/
w: www.temple.edu/harrisburg/Community-and-Regional-Planning/
e: CRPlanning@temple.edu


University of Pennsylvania
Masters of City Planning Degree
John D. Landis
Crossways Professor of City and Regional Planning; Department Chair; Urban Spatial Analytics Academic Director
City & Regional Planning
w: www.design.upenn.edu/city-regional-planning
e: jlan@design.upenn.edu


Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Department of Geography and Regional Planning
B.S. in Regional Planning, Environmental Planner Concentration (Honors Track available)
B.S. in Regional Planning, Land Use Planning and GIS Concentration (Honors Track available)
Dr. Calvin Masilela, Regional Planning Program Director
Leonard Hall, Room 9
421 North Walk
Indiana, PA 15705
t: 724-357-2250
f: 724-357-6479
w: www..iup.edu/georegionalplan
e: cmasilel@iup.edu