Which is the best career path to pursue masters in urban planning?

Gruhasree D

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BPlan offers an ocean of opportunities. Multiple Planning schools and universities offer M.Planning and various specializations in M.Tech. Some of the universities and institutions also offer specialization programs for the same urban planning, regional planning, housing and infrastructure management, etc. Their primary aim is to impart education and training to town and country planning. The course is of 4 semesters in specializations at Masters level.

Various specializations offered at the Master’s level are listed below:
  1. Urban Planning
  2. Regional Planning
  3. Transportation Planning
  4. Environmental Planning
  5. Housing
  6. City Planning
  7. Infrastructure Planning
Students can either clear GATE post BPlanning (in final year or after graduating) to join these masters courses or opt for Dual Degree courses which includes a Masters Course from their desired college once they clear the JEE Main Cut Off in their BPlan opted university itself. A student can choose to go abroad to pursue higher education which can be up to PhD. Given below are some foreign universities offering undergraduate courses in Planning.
  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  2. University of California, Berkeley
  3. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  4. University of California, Los Angeles
  5. University of North Carolina
  6. Harvard University
  7. The University of Pennsylvania
  8. Georgia Institute of Technology
  9. University of Southern California
  10. The University of Michigan