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Urban Planning Certificate

Develop. Enhance. Protect.

Whether you are a seasoned professional or just starting your career, our five-course, post-baccalaureate Urban Planning Certificate program will provide you with the necessary foundation to succeed in the planning field. 

Urban planners work in government agencies, nonprofit organizations, or the private sector, and can specialize in a variety of areas including land use, economic development, housing, and transportation. They help residents to develop vibrant communities, promote equitable access to resources and services, and preserve and protect the built environment.

Offered as a stand-alone certificate or as a concentration within the Master of Public Policy and Administration program, the Urban Planning Certificate will provide you with the skills you need to develop and propose actionable solutions to improve your community. Through the program, you’ll also be able to network with government officials and other leaders, with a focus on the challenges and opportunities that exist not only in York but in many similar third-tier cities.

The program is designed with working professionals in mind and utilizes a flexible, hybrid delivery model. Classes are held in the evening in downtown York and can be attended virtually.

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Program Requirements

Required Courses and Degree Requirements for Graduation
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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

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Contact Us
History and Political Science Department
John Altman, Ph.D., Chair
Humanities Building, 101
Phone: 717.815.1953
jaltman@ycp.edu

Vinny Cannizzaro, MPP
Director, Master of Public Policy
and Administration Program

Campus: Humanities Center, Room 29
Downtown: Center for Community Engagement
59 E. Market St., York, PA 17401
Phone: 717.815.1418
publicpolicy@ycp.edu

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