Urban and Regional Planning

Department of Urban and Regional Planning

DCS_7631Kumar at Recruitment Open House 2014

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning is pleased to announce the re-accreditation of the program by the Planning Accreditation Board (PAB).  The term for re-accreditation is four years, 2014-2018.  Thanks to all who helped to make this possible:  administrators, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community partners.

Degrees Offered:  
Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies | Masters of Arts in Urban and Regional Planning
Doctor of Philosophy in Urban and Regional Planning

The deadline to apply for the M.A. Program is August 2015 for possible fall 2015 admission.
The deadlin to apply for the Ph.D. Program is March 1, 2016 for possible fall 2016 admission.


If you are interested in becoming a student, contact Lisa Johnson at 601-432-6853 or lisa.r.johnson@jsums.edu if you have questions regarding admission requirements.


Congratulations to all of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning and Urban Studies graduates!  We wish to each of you much success in your future endeavors!

Daphine Foster, Ph.D. *
Valerie Purry, Ph.D.
Edward Anthony, M.A.*
Zylavian Watley, M.A.*
Ramina Aghili, M.A.
Jasmine Brown, M.A.
*Denotes December 2014 graduates