History of Accredited Programs

This list includes all degree programs currently and previously accredited by the PAB. Dates prior to 1984 refer to degrees previously recognized by the National Education Development Committee of the American Institute of Planners. All degree programs listed are currently accredited by the PAB unless an end date is noted.

The History of Accreditation in Planning Education is available here.

LocationSchoolDegreeDate
AlabamaAlabama A&M UniversityBachelor of Science in Urban Planning7/86
AlabamaAlabama A&M UniversityMaster of Urban & Regional Planning9/76
AlabamaAuburn UniversityMaster of Community Planning1/05-12/14; 1/21
ArizonaArizona State UniversityBachelor of Science in Planning1/02-12/11
ArizonaArizona State UniversityMaster of Urban and Environmental Planning [prior to fall 2004 was Master of Environmental Planning]1/92
ArizonaUniversity of ArizonaMaster of Science in Planning [prior to 1998 was Master of Science in Urban Planning]9/71-6/82; 1/98
CaliforniaCalifornia Polytechnic State University, San Luis ObispoBachelor of Science in City & Regional Planning9/73
CaliforniaCalifornia Polytechnic State University, San Luis ObispoMaster of City and Regional Planning1/93
CaliforniaCalifornia State Polytechnic University, PomonaBachelor of Science in Urban & Regional Planning1/70
CaliforniaCalifornia State Polytechnic University, PomonaMaster of Urban & Regional Planning9/72
CaliforniaCalifornia State University, FresnoMaster of City & Regional Planning9/70 – 6/82
CaliforniaSan Diego State UniversityMaster of City Planning1/20
CaliforniaSan Jose State UniversityMaster of Urban Planning9/72
CaliforniaUniversity of California, BerkeleyMaster of City Planning9/60
CaliforniaUniversity of California, IrvineMaster of Urban and Regional Planning1/98
CaliforniaUniversity of California, Los AngelesMaster of Urban and Regional Planning [prior to fall 2010 was Master of Arts in Urban Planning]9/71
CaliforniaUniversity of Southern CaliforniaMaster of Urban Planning [prior to fall 2019 was Master of Planning]9/67
ColoradoUniversity of Colorado at DenverMaster of Urban & Regional Planning9/75
ConnecticutYale UniversityMaster of City Planning5/60 – 6/72
District of ColumbiaUniversity of the District of ColumbiaBachelor of Science in Community & Urban Planning9/72 – 12/95
District of ColumbiaUniversity of the District of ColumbiaMaster of Urban & Regional Planning4/80 – 12/95
District of ColumbiaGeorge Washington UniversityMaster of Professional Studies in Sustainable Urban Planning [prior to spring 2019 was Master of Urban & Regional Planning]9/69 – 12/92; 1/19
District of ColumbiaHoward UniversityMaster of City Planning9/67 – 6/86
FloridaFlorida Atlantic UniversityMaster of Urban & Regional Planning1/95
FloridaFlorida State UniversityMaster of Science in Planning9/65
FloridaUniversity of Central FloridaMaster of Science in Urban and Regional Planning1/19
FloridaUniversity of FloridaMaster of Urban and Regional Planning [prior to spring 2015 was Master of Arts in Urban and Regional Planning]9/78
FloridaUniversity of FloridaMaster of Urban and Regional Planning [online degree]1/20
FloridaUniversity of MiamiMaster of Urban & Regional Planning7/81 -12/91
FloridaUniversity of South FloridaMaster of Urban and Regional Planning1/21
GeorgiaGeorgia Institute of TechnologyMaster of City and Regional Planning [prior to 2001 was Master of City Planning]9/69
GeorgiaUniversity of GeorgiaMaster of Urban Planning and Design [Prior to 2020 was Master of Environmental Planning and Design]1/17
HawaiiUniversity of Hawaii at ManoaMaster of Urban & Regional Planning7/81
IllinoisIllinois Institute of TechnologyMaster of City & Regional Planning9/70 – 10/80
IllinoisSouthern Illinois UniversityMaster of City & Regional Planning9/73 – 10//77; 4/79 – 5/85
IllinoisUniversity of ChicagoMaster in Planning1948 – 1956
IllinoisUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoMaster of Urban Planning & Policy6/79
IllinoisUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignBachelor of Arts in Urban Planning9/53
IllinoisUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignMaster of Urban Planning9/45
IndianaBall State UniversityBachelor of Urban Planning and Development1/95
IndianaBall State UniversityMaster of Urban and Regional Planning1/93
IowaIowa State UniversityBachelor of Science in Community & Regional Planning9/79
IowaIowa State UniversityMaster of Community & Regional Planning9/79
IowaUniversity of IowaMaster of Science in Urban & Regional Planning1/70
IowaUniversity of IowaMaster of Arts in Urban & Regional Planning1/70-12/18
KansasKansas State UniversityMaster of Regional & Community Planning9/61
KansasUniversity of KansasMaster of Urban Planning7/83
KentuckyUniversity of LouisvilleMaster of Urban Planning1/10
LouisanaUniversity of New OrleansMaster of Urban & Regional Planning9/76
MarylandMorgan State UniversityMaster of City & Regional Planning9/73
MarylandUniversity of Maryland at College ParkMaster of Community Planning9/78
MassachusettsHarvard UniversityMaster of City & Regional Planning9/23-8/84
MassachusettsHarvard UniversityMaster in Urban Planning1/97
MassachusettsMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyBachelor of Science in Urban Studies & Planning1971- 8/77
MassachusettsMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyMaster in City Planning9/32
MassachusettsTufts UniversityMaster of Arts in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning1/04
MassachusettsTufts UniversityMaster of Science in Environmental Policy and Planning1/19
MassachusettsUniversity of Massachusetts-AmherstMaster of Regional Planning9/87
MichiganEastern Michigan UniversityBachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Urban & Regional Planning1/98-12/20
MichiganMichigan State UniversityBachelor of Science in Urban & Regional Planning9/59
MichiganMichigan State UniversityMaster in Urban & Regional Planning9/59
MichiganUniversity of MichiganMaster of Urban Planning9/68
MichiganWayne State UniversityMaster of Urban Planning9/75 – 6/85; 1/97
MinnesotaUniversity of MinnesotaMaster of Urban and Regional Planning7/82
MississippiJackson State UniversityMaster of Arts in Urban and Regional Planning1/10
MississippiUniversity of MississippiMaster of Urban & Regional Planning1/68 – 6/86
MissouriMissouri State UniversityBachelor of Science in Community and Regional Planning1/04-12/18
MissouriUniversity of Missouri at Kansas CityBachelor of Arts in Urban Planning and Design1/18
NebraskaUniversity of Nebraska-LincolnMaster of Community & Regional Planning9/78
New JerseyNew Jersey
New JerseyRutgers, The State University of New JerseyMaster of City & Regional Planning1/68
New MexicoUniversity of New MexicoMaster of Community & Regional Planning9/87
New YorkColumbia UniversityMaster of Science in Urban Planning9/45
New YorkCornell UniversityMaster of Regional Planning9/59
New YorkHunter College, City University of New YorkMaster of Urban Planning9/69
New YorkNew York UniversityMaster of Urban Planning9/61
New YorkPratt InstituteMaster of Science in City & Regional Planning9/62
New YorkSyracuse UniversityMaster of Regional Planning6/65 – 12/69; 9/71 – 6//79
New YorkUniversity at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY)Master of Regional Planning in Urban and Regional Planning1/00
New YorkUniversity at Buffalo, State University of New York (SUNY)Master of Urban Planning9/88
North CarolinaEast Carolina UniversityBachelor of Science in Community and Regional Planning [prior to summer 2019 was Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Planning]1/03
North CarolinaUniversity of North CarolinaMaster of City and Regional Planning [prior to 2009 was Master of Regional Planning]9/69
North DakotaNorth Dakota State UniversityMaster of City and Regional Planning9/79 – 8/84
OhioCleveland State UniversityMaster of Urban Planning and Development [prior to fall 2015 was Master of Urban Planning, Design, and Development]1/98
OhioOhio State UniversityBachelor of Science in City and Regional Planning1/15
OhioOhio State UniversityMaster of City and Regional Planning9/61
OhioUniversity of CincinnatiBachelor of Urban Planning1/66
OhioUniversity of CincinnatiMaster of Community Planning9/64
OklahomaUniversity of OklahomaMaster of Regional & City Planning9/57 – 6/88; 1/92
OregonPortland State UniversityMaster of Urban & Regional Planning7/80
OregonUniversity of OregonMaster of Community & Regional Planning9/70
PennsylvaniaIndiana University PennsylvaniaBachelor of Science in Regional Planning1/12
PennsylvaniaPennsylvania State University, Capitol CampusMaster of Regional Planning9/72 – 6/85
PennsylvaniaTemple UniversityMaster of Science in City and Regional Planning [prior to March 2015 was Master of Science in Community and Regional Planning]1/12
PennsylvaniaUniversity of PennsylvaniaMaster of City Planning9/69
PennsylvaniaUniversity of PittsburghMaster of Urban & Regional Planning9/64 – 6/98
Rhode IslandUniversity of Rhode IslandMaster of Community Planning9/65 – 5/06
South CarolinaClemson UniversityMaster of City & Regional Planning12/72
TennesseeUniversity of MemphisMaster of City & Regional Planning7/81
TennesseeUniversity of Tennessee, KnoxvilleMaster of Science in Planning9/68 – 5/06
Texas
TexasTexas A&M UniversityMaster of Urban Planning1/68
TexasTexas Southern UniversityMaster of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy1/09
TexasUniversity of Texas at ArlingtonMaster of City & Regional Planning5/78
TexasUniversity of Texas at AustinMaster of Science in Community & Regional Planning9/69
UtahUniversity of UtahMaster of City and Metropolitan Planning1/11
VirginiaUniversity of VirginiaBachelor of Urban & Environmental Planning6/63
VirginiaUniversity of VirginiaMaster of Urban & Environmental Planning1/68
VirginiaVirginia Commonwealth UniversityMaster of Urban & Regional Planning9/77
VirginiaVirginia Polytechnic Institute & State UniversityMaster of Urban & Regional Planning9/61
WashingtonEastern Washington UniversityBachelor of Arts in Urban & Regional Planning7/83
WashingtonEastern Washington UniversityMaster of Urban & Regional Planning7/83
WashingtonUniversity of WashingtonBachelor of Arts in Urban Planning9/68 – 6/85
WashingtonUniversity of WashingtonMaster of Urban Planning9/41
WashingtonWestern Washington UniversityBachelor of Arts in Urban Planning and Sustainable Development1/17
WisconsinUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonMaster of Science in Urban & Regional Planning7/62
WisconsinUniversity of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeMaster of Urban Planning9/74
US Territories and Canada
US Territories and CanadaMcGill UniversityMaster of Urban Planning9/79 – 6/85
US Territories and CanadaQueen’s UniversityMaster of Urban & Regional Planning12/74 – 6/84
US Territories and CanadaUniversite de MontrealBaccalauréat Spécialisé en Urbanisme7/82 – 4/16
US Territories and CanadaUniversite de MontrealMaitrise en Urbanisme9/65 – 4/16
US Territories and CanadaUniversity of British ColumbiaMaster of Community and Regional Planning [prior to fall 2015 was Master of Arts or Master of Science (Planning)]2/70
US Territories and CanadaUniversity of ManitobaMaster of City Planning9/69 – 6/86
US Territories and CanadaUniversity of Puerto RicoMaster in Planning9/77