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Certificate in Urban & Community Design

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Programs + Certificate
M.S. Specialization

Program Overview
Houston Program
Urban Tech


Students with an interest in urbanism, community design, community development, planning, community outreach or related areas may find this program suitable to their specialized needs. Any student enrolled at TTU in any graduate program is eligible for acceptance into the certificate program with approval of the director of this program.The certificate is awarded only after completion of a first degree.

The primary purpose for offering graduate certificates is to meet the specialized education needs of students and professionals. The highly motivated student may desire to concentrate in one of the four certificate programs. A graduate certificate of specialization in Urban and Community Design Studies can be obtained by graduate students by taking the 14 hours of core courses approved for this specialization. One (3) hour approved elective course in the Urban and Community Design Studies program is required. Upon completion of the course work, students will receive a “Graduate Certificate in Urban and Community Design Studies” from the Graduate School at TTU and notification on their transcript of program completion.

Any student enrolled in the Graduate School at TTU can earn a certificate, as a Master, or PhD degree candidate under the same guidelines above having been accepted into the certificate program offered by the College of Architecture. The certificate is awarded only after completion of a first degree.

MaryAlice Torres-MacDonald
Director, Associate Professor
For more information contact the program director

UCD Certificate courses

Current TTU students complete this form and contact Program Director for admission into Certificate Program. Enrolled Students: Study Objective

Graduate Program Catalog