Planning & Public Policy

The program in Planning and Public Policy provides a multi-disciplinary approach to exploring critical research questions and develop innovative policy and planning solutions across a diversity of different topical areas.

Program Description

Multiple elements of planning and public policy, including transportation, education, community development, social policy, workforce development and labor economics, gender and inequality, regional planning and development, public health and environmental planning, urban informatics, geographic information science, among many different topical areas are covered in our program. Students receive training in advanced qualitative and quantitative methods in preparation for conducting independent research. Our students typically aspire for research careers in academia, government, the non-profit sector, and international organizations.


Degree Types

  • Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy)

Campus Locations

College Ave Campus - New Brunswick

Admission Deadlines

For best consideration apply by these dates

For full consideration, the deadline for applying is Dec 15th.