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What will I learn?

Since its inception over 50 years ago, the City and Regional Planning Program (CRP) has remained dedicated to an education that emphasizes participatory planning over top-down policy making, and advocacy over technocracy.

PROGRAM LEARNING OBJECTIVES

A. Students shall demonstrate both professional competency in the planning field and the ability to independently pursue original thinking and research.

B. Students shall demonstrate a foundational understanding of planning theory and values, especially participatory planning, urban conditions and trends, especially in the community planning context; equity and sustainability at multiple scales; and a balance of theory and practice, especially with regard to the use of ideas and information.

C. Students shall demonstrate technical proficiency consistent with the highest standards of the profession, including quantitative methods, qualitative methods, and written, oral and graphic communication skills.

D. Students shall demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in planning practice, potentially with a concentration in community development, physical planning, urban sustainability, and historic preservation.

E. Students shall demonstrate collaborative skills, critical thinking, and an ability to lead in an interdisciplinary environment enabled through service learning opportunities.

F. Students shall exit Pratt as engaged professionals on the path to participate meaningfully in the field; help preserve the environment for generations to come; and foster inclusive planning and just cities.

G. Students, full-time and part-time faculty are connected, enriched, and advanced in their professions through formal collaboration on service-oriented projects, research and publication.

Which department am I in?

School of Architecture

Study options

Full Time (60 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $1,912 per credit; Academic facilities fees - USD $350 Per semester for Fall and Spring; Technology fee - USD $305/semester (Fall and Spring)
Start date

Expected August 2022

Venue

Pratt Institute

Brooklyn Campus,

200 Willoughby Avenue,

BROOKLYN,

New York,

11205, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants to graduate programs at Pratt must have received a four-year bachelor's degree from an institution in the US that is accredited by a recognized regional association or have been awarded the equivalent of the U.S. bachelor's degree from an international institution of acceptable standards.

For international students

Applicants to graduate programs at Pratt must have received a four-year bachelor's degree from an institution in the US that is accredited by a recognized regional association or have been awarded the equivalent of the U.S. bachelor's degree from an international institution of acceptable standards.

TOEFL score of 85 (internet and home test), TOEFL ITP Plus for China of 563, IELTS of 6.5, Duolingo of 110, or PTE of 57 is required. Admission is for fall and spring term.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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