City Management and Planning (MCMP)

The online Master of Arts in City Management and Planning from Eastern Washington University is the perfect graduate degree for city administrators, public officials or anyone planning to pursue leadership positions in small, rural towns and cities. Students will develop expertise in meeting the unique challenges of governance in rural areas while growing their skills in administering local government, community boards, and other public institutions and organizations.

Curriculum

Curriculum & Requirements

City Management and Planning (MCMP)

This program is fully online.

Students wishing to pursue the Master of City Management and Planning degree must have an undergraduate degree with at least an undergraduate GPA ≥3.0, must be admitted as a graduate student at Eastern Washington University, and must take the following required courses which may have prerequisites. (Please refer to the course descriptions section for clarification.)

Required Courses
Public Administration
PADM 503FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION5
PADM 507PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS5
PADM 513PUBLIC PLANNING AND BUDGETING5
PADM 531INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS5
Urban Planning
PLAN 501FOUNDATIONS OF PLANNING5
PLAN 505PLANNING IMPLEMENTATION AND LAW5
PLAN 540LAND USE PLANNING5
PLAN 570ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING5
Capstone
PLAN 597WORKSHOP, SHORT COURSE, CONFERENCE, SEMINAR (variable credit course–4 credits required)4
Total Credits44

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