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  Oct 19, 2017
 
2013-2014 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Certificate in Sustainable City and Regional Planning


Coordinator: Wagendorp.

The Certificate in Sustainable City and Regional planning is a strong curricular adjunct to studies in public administration, economics, urban sociology, natural resource management, civil engineering, finance, and business. This 15 credit hour certificate provides students at Grand Valley State University with a foundational knowledge of sustainability in planning and land use issues. This certificate can be completed in three semesters.

Career Opportunities

The Certificate in Sustainable City and Regional Planning will augment career opportunities in public, private, and nonprofit planning organizations and agencies. The certificate can also amplify studies in public administration, civil engineering, finance, business, urban sociology and social work. Agencies such as public (village, city township, and county) planning offices, district planning office, state transportation departments (MDOT), and county road commissions, park and recreation organizations, neighborhood associations, federal office, private architecture and planning establishments, utility companies, and many other types of organizations employ graduates with formal training in sustainable city and regional planning.

Requirements for a Certificate in Sustainable City and Regional Planning


Students who seek a Certificate in Sustainable City and Regional Planning are required to complete four of the five courses listed below.