Planning and Public Policy Certificate Programs

Certificate Program Declaration Form

 

These Planning and Public Policy certificate programs offered through Bloustein Undergraduate Programs are open to all Rutgers University students. Certificates are awarded only with or subsequent to the awarding of a bachelor’s degree. Undergraduate students are restricted to courses at the 300 and 400 levels.  Post-baccalaureate students may select courses from any level.

Students must declare their intention to pursue a certificate program with the Bloustein School prior to their last semester of study in order to qualify to receive a certificate. These programs do not qualify as a minor.

 

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Core Courses (6 cr)

  • 10:762:307 Community Development (3)
  • 10:762:310 U.S. Housing Policy (3)

Required Electives (18 cr)

  • 10:762:210 Principles of Public Policy (3)
  • 10:762:317 Urban Municipal Management (3)
  • 10:762:353 Local Economic Development (3)
  • 10:762:413 Urban Revitalization (3)
  • 10:762:420 GIS for Health and Planning (3)
  • 10:762:440 Principles of Real Estate (3)
  • 10:762:473 Transportation Policy (3)

Other courses may be substituted with permission of the Program Director

The Urban Planning Certificate provides students with a concentration in core courses related to general planning, such as community growth and decline, geographic information systems, planning thought, planning law, planning support systems, smart growth, state and regional planning, sustainable development and urban revitalization.

Core Courses (6 cr)

  • 10:762:201 Introduction to Urban Planning and Design (3)
  • 10:762:316 Introduction to Site Planning and City Design (3) – Prerequisites 10:762:201, 10:971:314, and 10:971:315

Required Electives (18 cr)

  • 10:762:202 Designing Healthy Cities (3)
  • 10:762:307 Community Development (3)
  • 10:762:310 US Housing Policy (3)
  • 10:762:314 Graphic Communication for Planning (3)
  • 10:971:315 Fundamentals of Urban Planning and Design (3)
  • 10:762:317 Urban Municipal Management (3)
  • 10:762:352 Cybercities (3)
  • 10:762:413 Urban Revitalization (3)
  • 10:762:420 GIS for Health and Planning (3)
  • 10:762:448 Historic Preservation (3)
  • 10:762:472 Transportation Planning (3)
  • 10:762:474 Tourism Planning (3)

Other courses may be substituted with permission of the Program Director

The Community Sustainability Certificate provides students with an integrated approach to energy, environment and climate change, transportation, and urban redevelopment and international/global sustainability issues.

Core Courses (6 cr)

  • 10:762:201 Introduction to Urban Planning and Design (3)
  • 10:762:202 Designing Healthy Cities (3)

Students must complete one course in at least four of the five areas of sustainability listed below. Courses may be selected from various majors, but each course must be pre-approved by the Program Director in order to fulfill the areas of sustainability listed below. Seek advising to discuss pre-approved electives.

Required Electives (12 cr)

  • Energy
  • Environment and Climate Change
  • Transportation
  • Urban Redevelopment
  • International and Global

 

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