Urban and Regional Planning PhD

School of Architecture and Planning

Program Description

The Urban and Regional Planning PhD program, designed to nurture distinguished scholars and researchers, offers research and learning opportunities encompassing the field of urban and regional planning. Examples of some research areas where the program offers special capability, international distinction and emphasis, include: declining cities and distressed urban communities; health, food systems, human abilities and environment; built environments and environmental change; disasters and extreme events; and advanced technology, information systems and methods in planning.

Program Contact

Kevin Donovan
126 Hayes Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Email: gradrecruitment@ap.buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-829-5224

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100% of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 72 Hours

Time-to-Degree

  • 4 to 5+ Years

Admission Tests**

  • GRE

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.