University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
Minnesota Design Center
College of Design
St. Anthony Main

Graduate Certificate in Metropolitan Design

Program Overview

The Metropolitan Design Certificate at the College of Design prepares students with the essential knowledge and understanding of the City within the complexities of the twenty-first-century metropolis. As traditional cities evolve in response to the increased popularity of city living, there is a growing need for professionals that can bring an integrative approach to urban design challenges.

Who Can Apply

The Certificate program is open to graduate students in the College of Design and graduate students from other colleges with related urban planning programs. The certificate is a two-semester, 21-credit course sequence within existing master degrees at the College of Design. It is strongly recommended that the required Urban Design courses be taken in sequence. There is no additional tuition charge to complete the Certificate. Interested students should enroll during the second semester (spring) of graduate studies. Learn more about how to apply to the program.

  Academic Advising   Tom Fisher
Director, Minnesota Design Center
612-625-9000 (center)
612-624-1013 (direct)


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