The Department of Urban and Regional Planning offers several
degree programs at the graduate and undergraduate level, with
diverse opportunities for advanced research, practice-based
learning and cross-disciplinary study.
The Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Design offers a
pre-professional course of study grounded in the multidisciplinary
traditions of the liberal arts and active intervention in community
and regional environments through classroom activity, fieldwork,
workshops, and internships.
The Master of Science in Real Estate Development prepares students for careers in one of the world’s most dynamic and influential industries. The industry makes places where people live and work, develops local economies and employment, and shapes cities and environments.
Join our small and selective group of interdisciplinary students
interested in pursuing promising careers in historic preservation.
Designed for practitioners and students from disciplines as diverse
as architecture, law and art, our curriculum includes an Advanced
Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation and a Master of
Science in Architecture specializing in Historic Preservation.
The MArch + MUP embraces the notion that architecture and urban
planning are fundamentally intertwined as evidenced by the impact
of architecture on the urban fabric and the influence of urban
planning on architecture.
The MUP + JD dual-degree program, offered jointly with the UB
Law School, explores the facets of local, state, federal and
international policy and practice. The program prepares students
for a variety of professional roles in public service, private law
firms, planning consulting firms and public legal practice.