Part-time, in class Urban Design Certificate


Core courses (complete all six)

Theory and Practice   URBD780
Wed–Thu, September 13-14, 2017, 9 am–5:30 pm

Visual Communication   URBD786
Fri–Sat, September 15-16, 2017, 9 am–5:30 pm

Economic Fundamentals   URBD785
Wed–Thu, November 15–16, 2017, 9 am–5:30 pm

Ecological Planning and Sustainable Design   URBD787
Wed–Thu, April 11–12, 2018, 9 am-5:30 pm

Studio I: Analytic Tools   URBD778
Thu–Sat, January 25–27, 2018, 9 am–5:30 pm

Studio II: Synthesis of Urban Form   URBD779
Thu–Sat, May 31–June 2, 2018, 9 am–5:30 pm

Elective courses (complete two)

Note: at least one elective must be from the urban design list.

Urban design electives (URBD)

Planning for Transportation and Accessibility   URBD790
Fri–Sat, Nov 17–18, 2017, 9 am–5:30 pm

Public Realm   URBD789
Thu–Fri, April 13–14, 2018, 9 am–5:30 pm

Next-generation transportation electives (NGTC)

Next-Generation Cities and Transportation   NGTC101
Starts October 2, 2017, 12 weeks, online

Dialogue and civic engagement electives

In certain cases, and with prior program approval, you may take select dialogue and civic engagement courses as electives. Contact Frank Pacella at for details.

Register for an individual urban design course

If you’re not ready to enroll in the Urban Design Certificate, you can start with one or two courses if space is available. You do not need to apply or pay an application fee; simply register and pay the course fee online.

If you complete individual courses, you may apply them to the certificate after we accept your application, provided you submit all your assignments on time.