Urban Planning + Design is the only PAB accredited planning progam in Missouri.

The BA in Urban Planning + Design at UMKC is the only PAB accredited planning program in Missouri. Planning accreditation ensures that program graduates meet the standards necessary for professional planning practice.

Urban Planning + Design students take a rigorous 3-year studio sequence in planning + design, complete a professional planning internship, and graduate with a portfolio of skills. Graduates use this portfolio to show their capabilities to perspective employers. UPD alums work in New Zealand, Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Colorado, Texas, Virginia and DC as well as in Missouri and Kansas. Our grads have gone to some of the best graduate schools in country.

Apply now for Fall 2019! https://www.umkc.edu/apply/

For more information about UMKC Urban Planning + Design, contact Program Director Michael Frisch, PhD, AICP at frischm@umkc.edu.

Information about planning accreditation may be found here:  http://www.planningaccreditationboard.org/index.php?id=30