Community and Regional Planning Undergraduate Program

Planning students working on projects in the classroom, outdoors, and making community presentations.

Develop and manage places

Build strong communities. Plan urban areas, land use and housing.

Solve complex problems and oversee resources.

Degree options

Want to major in planning? Review the program requirements for the exact courses you need to take.

Use the four-year plan below as a guide for your overall schedule.

Add a related certificate

Certificates give you greater training and skills for your future career. 

One person pointing out something on a map to two other people.

Make visions and designs become reality. Raise the quality of life for everyone.

Student working with two local residents on a community project.

Build experience for your future in planning. Help plan and develop community projects.

Why major in community and regional planning at Missouri State?

  • Get the skills needed for entry-level planning positions. Become more competitive in the job market.
  • Work on real-life community planning projects. Learn through classes, internships and the Center for Resource Planning and Management.
  • Build key, problem-solving skills. Create a better future for communities and people.

Helping you succeed

Make a smart investment in your future. Access financial aid and friendly support.

Immersive academics

Get ready to meet your next mentor. You’ll be prepared, confident and ready for your career.