2014-2015 General Catalog 
    May 23, 2018  
2014-2015 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of City and Metropolitan Planning (M.C.M.P.)

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Master Requirements for City and Metropolitan Planning

City & Metropolitan Planning
Architecture Building 235

Minimum Master Hours: 49

MCMP The Master of City and Metropolitan Planning (MCMP) is accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board. It emphasizes ecological resiliency, economic efficiency, and social justice through effective communication, collaboration, and innovation. The program’s blend of core knowledge and skills with selected specializations prepares students for professional and leadership roles in public, private, and nonprofit planning. Specializations include ecological planning, smart growth, urban design, transportation planning, urban design, historic preservation, real estate development, and geographic information systems, among others. Interdisciplinary work, drawing from fields outside of planning, is encouraged. The curriculum additionally features a community-based planning workshop and a capstone professional project.

Admission Requirements:

Click here for admission information. Applicants are asked to submit transcripts, a complete online application, 2 letters of recommendation (at least one from an individual familiar with the applicant’s academic abilities), a statement of purpose, a resume, and GRE scores.

Capstone Course

Elective Courses

(Complete 18 Credits)

Students are encouraged to select elective courses wihtin specific planning field areas, in consultation with their graduate advisor.


Students holding the undergraduate planning degree from the University of Utah should consult with their advisor for the possible waiver of up to nine credit hours form the MCMP degree in acknoledgement of their pre-professional studies.