Department of Urban Studies & Planning

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The Department of Urban Studies & Planning (DUSP) is a department within the School of Architecture + Planning at MIT. Founded in 1933, it offers Bachelor of Science in Planning (SB); Master of City Planning (MCP); Master of Science (SM); Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) It has been ranked #1 by The Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs in the U.S. and Canada.

The Department of Urban Studies & Planning is composed of four specialization areas (also referred to as Program Groups): City Design and DevelopmentEnvironmental Policy and PlanningHousing, Community and Economic Development, and International Development Group. There are also three cross-cutting areas of study: Transportation Systems PlanningUrban Information Systems (UIS), and Multi-Regional Systems Planning.

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Department/Lab/Center (DLC)

Group Email

duspinfo@mit.edu

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