Monday, March 21, 2022

Three informative info. sessions are being held for prospective students to learn more about the Master of Urban and Regional Planning and the Master of Public Affairs.

  • Hear what these master’s degrees have to offer
  • Find out what planners and those in public affairs do
  • Learn about career opportunities in planning or public affairs
  • Discover how you can help people move, work and live better.


Thursday, March 24th 3:30-4:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, April 12th 3:30-4:30 p.m. Specific information for undergraduates interested in the undergrad-to-graduate (U2G) programs for urban planning or public affairs
Tuesday, April 26th 2:00-3:00 p.m.  


For more information, please contact our Admissions Coordinator, Anne Barber or 319-335-0041.


All undergraduate majors are accepted into the master’s programs in Urban and Regional Planning and Public Affairs



What is Urban and Regional Planning?

Sustainable cities • Affordable housing shortages • Social Justice • Neighborhood revitalization • Land development • Mobility and Traffic congestion • Economic development • Climate planning and the environment

      Master’s degree specializations
       economic development, land use and environmental planning, housing and community development, geographic information systems (GIS)
       and transportation.

What is Public Affairs?

City management • Policy analysis • Nonprofit management • Public policy


Graduates secure jobs in government, private consulting firms and nonprofit organizations.
Chat with professors and students about career opportunities, urban planning and public affairs at the University of Iowa.