Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida, United States
Degrees Offered: MSP/MA
The joint degree program with International Affairs and Urban and Regional Planning prepares students for overlapping careers in Planning and International Affairs. The Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning is Florida’s oldest and largest graduate planning program. International Affairs is an interdepartmental program with Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, History, Philosophy, Religion, Sociology, Urban and Regional Planning, and the School of Public Administration and Policy
Dual, MSP/MA, Master of Planning/Master of Arts, Intl Affairs
International Relations and Affairs.
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning.
Environmental Planning, Urban Design, Community Health, Natural Resource Management, Development, Land Use, Transportation, International Affairs
College of Social Sciences and Public Policy
Department of Urban and Regional Planning
330 Bellamy Building; 113 Collegiate Loop
Tallahassee, Florida, 32306, United States
Dr. Christopher Coutts
Graduate Assistant- Florida State University
We seek students interested in the areas of Land Planning and Policy, Transportation, Land Use and Accessibility in the Modern City, Planning for Healthy and Resilient Communities, Community and Neighborhood Change, Collaborative and Participatory Governance, Environmental Ethics, Housing Affordability, and Human Settlements and Institutions in the Context of Global Change.
The purpose of the admissions process is to judge the applicant's basic intellectual resources, motivations for seeking the degree, probability of successfully completing the program, and the appropriateness of the Department's faculty and course offerings to the student's program and career interests.
Applications for admission to the department’s master’s degree programs are welcome from persons holding a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher learning in the United States, or the equivalent from an institution abroad. No specific major is required. Our students come from a wide diversity of majors in the social sciences, design professions, sciences, business, and humanities.
None required, although experience often leads to a more focused program of study.
The Department of Urban and Regional Planning offers a variety of aid programs all of which are based on the talent and abilities of the applicant. These competitive programs include fellowships, cooperative internships, research and teaching assistantships, tuition waivers, and stipends. Awards to entering graduate students are primarily made for study beginning in the Fall term.
The faculty educate students to think critically, exhibit technical competence, facilitate adaptive learning, and to effectively engage the political process over the course of their professional planning careers. The faculty conduct research and carry out service that contributes to a better understanding and shaping of resilient communities and ecosystems in order to promote human capabilities, social justice, sustainable livelihoods, and community health and safety.
Our alumni work throughout the nation and the world in the private, non-profit, and government sectors.