Urban Planning Degree at University of Kansas
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Urban Planning Degree
The urban planning program at University of Kansas prepares students for a career in government agencies, private enterprises, or nonprofit organizations. The program focuses on applying principles of planning, analysis, and architecture to the development and improvement of urban areas and surrounding regions, functioning as professional planners. Program courses include: principle of architecture, master plan development, service communications, community and commercial development, zoning, land use planning, applied economics, policy analysis, applicable laws and regulations, and professional responsibilities and managerial duties.
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Students Enrolled in the Urban Planning Program
Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. University of Kansas offers a master's degree program in urban planning.
Students by Gender (2010-2011)
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Career Options for GraduatesUpon completion of the Urban Planning program at University of Kansas, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.
Urban and Regional Planners
Develop comprehensive plans and programs for use of land and physical facilities of jurisdictions, such as towns, cities, counties, and metropolitan areas.
- Career Outlook & Projects ():
According to the BLS, urban and regional planners employment is expected to grow at a rate of 16.2% from 2010 to 2020
Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in architecture and architectural design, such as architectural environmental design, interior architecture/design, and landscape architecture. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Other schools offering Urban Planning Programs in Kansas
Urban Planning programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.
C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)
|Kansas State University|
19 students completed this program