Graduate Certificates

A graduate certificate program is a focused collection of courses that, when completed, affords the student some record of coherent academic accomplishment in a given discipline or set of related disciplines. Graduate certificates can be pursued as stand-alone programs of study or integrated with graduate degree programs, such as the Master of City & Metropolitan Planning.

Graduate Certificate in Urban Planning
This certificate offers students and professionals critical urban planning methods and strategies in order to better engage contemporary planning challenges. This five-course certificate is particularly well-suited for architects, business managers, economists, public agency managers, non-profit professionals, sociologists, or social workers; or for students from related disciplines wishing to work in these fields.
Urban Planning Graduate Certificate Completion Plan
Urban Planning Graduate Certificate Application

Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation
Students, professionals, and community activists learn the skills and techniques of historic preservation, with particular focus on the West, while earning a Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation. The program is perfect for those seeking a focused approach to preserving historic structures and places in our communities.
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Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development
The Mountain West (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming) is the nation’s fastest growing region. By 2040, the region will double in population to more than 30 million people with nearly 20 million jobs. Most of the existing built environment will be rebuilt. Several trillion dollars will be spent on development in the region over the next generation. Real estate professionals will play a leading role in the development and redevelopment of the region. To meet the educational needs of professionals working in real estate, the University of Utah offers the Graduate Certificate in Real Estate.
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Graduate Certificate in Urban Design
Offered jointly by the departments of Architecture and City & Metropolitan Planning, the Graduate Certificate in Urban Design is for graduate students and professionals interested in shaping the places we live, both how they will look and how they will function. Urban design involves a complex inter-relationship between municipalities, real estate developers, property owners, planners, architects, the construction industry, public administrators, and the general public. Students in this program will learn to engage in this process effectively in order to produce vital and vibrant places.
Urban Design Graduate Certificate Application
Urban Design Graduate Certificate Requirements

If you would like to speak with an advisor about obtaining a Graduate Certificate please feel free to contact us by phone or email.

The University of Utah
College of Architecture + Planning
375 South 1530 East Room 235
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
Phone: (801) 581-7175
Email: advisor@arch.utah.edu