Urban Planning Degree at San Jose State University

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Urban Planning Degree

The urban planning program at San Jose State University 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. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer urban planning degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Urban Planning Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. San Jose State University offers a master's degree program in urban planning.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male13
Female24

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian12
Black1
Hispanic4
White14
Multiple Races1
Non Resident Alien4
Unknown1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Urban Planning program at San Jose State University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Architectural and Engineering Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

Urban and Regional Planners

Description

Develop comprehensive plans and programs for use of land and physical facilities of jurisdictions, such as towns, cities, counties, and metropolitan areas.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, urban and regional planners employment is expected to grow at a rate of 6.3% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
    • Total Employment: 220
    • Average Hourly Rate: $41.99
    • Average Annual Salary: $87340

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

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.

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

Description

All postsecondary social sciences teachers not listed separately.

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 California

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

University of California - Berkeley

Berkeley, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 65 students completed this program

Programs

  • Urban Planning (M,D)

University of California - Davis

Davis, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 88 students completed this program

Programs

  • Urban Planning (B,M)

California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 59 students completed this program

Programs

  • Urban Planning (B,M)

California State University - Chico

Chico, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Urban Planning (M)

University of California - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 71 students completed this program

Programs

  • Urban Planning (M,D)

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 200 students completed this program

Programs

  • Urban Planning (B,M,D)

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

Pomona, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 63 students completed this program

Programs

  • Urban Planning (B,M)

University of California - Irvine

Irvine, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 25 students completed this program

Programs

  • Urban Planning (M,D)

San Diego State University

San Diego, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 15 students completed this program

Programs

  • Urban Planning (M)

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