Urban and Regional Planning


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Master of Arts in Urban and Regional Planning

Please follow these nine steps when applying to obtain a M.A. degree in Urban and Regional Planning:

1.  Complete an online application with the Division of Graduate Studies
2.  Submit one official transcript from all universities/colleges/junior colleges attended
3.  Out-of-state application fee is $25.00
4.  Submit a copy of your immunization record
5.  International applicants must submit a satisfactory TOEFL or IELTS score

Mail the above information with the exception of the online application to:  The Division of Graduate Studies, PO Box 17095, First Floor Administration Building, 1400 J.R. Lynch Street, Jackson, MS  39217-0195

Documents that come directly to the Department of Urban and Regional Planning are:

6.  One official transcript from all universities/colleges/junior colleges attended
7.  Three letters of recommendation and three reference forms to accompany the reference letters
Recommendation Form to accompany letter
Statement of Purpose indicating interest in program
9.  GRE official score report of less than five years old

Mail the Urban and Regional Planning documents to:  The Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Jackson State University, Downtown Campus, 101 W. Capitol Street, Jackson, MS  39201.

MA Curriculum Plan (Updated 2017)

M.A. Course Descriptions