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Program Details

  • Award: Graduate Certificate
  • Credits: 12
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This graduate certificate program provides the basic concepts, skills, techniques and values for pursuing a career in local government planning. The program is designed to meet the basic standards of professional competency specified by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). The program is appropriate for students who wish to develop a local government planning focus within a graduate degree program, or for students who have already earned their degrees and wish to prepare for a career shift. Courses are offered in blocks of time during the afternoons or evenings.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato 56002
  • 7700 France Ave. South - Edina 55435

Labor Market Information

  • College Architecture Teachers

  • Median wage: $77,194/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Urban and Regional Planners

  • Median wage: $33.06/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato
122 Taylor Center Mankato, MN 56001 Toll-Free: (800) 722-0544 Local: (507) 389-1822 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: admissions@mnsu.edu