Department of Geography & Planning
Welcome to the Department of Geography and Planning at the University at Albany. Our students are educated to succeed in a broad range of careers in the Geography and Planning professions.
Undergraduate programs include a Bachelor of Arts in Geography and a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies & Planning as well as an Undergraduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Spatial Analysis.
The department is also the home of the Globalization Studies Major. Graduate programs include a Master of Arts in Geography and a Masters in Regional Planning as well as a Graduate Certificate in GIS and Spatial Analysis and a Graduate Certificate in Urban Policy. Our department also offers a combined Joint Master of Regional Planning and Doctor of Law (MRP/JD) in conjunction with Albany Law School.
We invite you to browse our website and please feel free to contact us with any questions.