Ph.D. in Regional Planning College of Fine & Applied Arts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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The internationally recognized Ph.D. program in Regional Planning prepares scholars for leadership positions at universities and research institutions in the US and worldwide as faculty and policymakers. It builds a strong foundation of planning and social science theories and hones skills in advanced research methods to develop expertise in a chosen specialization.
The department expects most students to complete their program within 4 academic years. Some students need 5 or more. Those students who enter the program with a workable question and accessible data will finish sooner. Those students whose research requires extensive fieldwork may need more time.