Students must complete 36 course credits through full- or part-time study. Up to 6 credits toward the degree may be waived based on previous academic study. Additional elective courses may be taken in disciplines related to infrastructure planning, but do not count toward degree credit.

Required Courses

The following courses are required, subject to those waived in individual cases; however, no waivers will be given for studio courses. A typical full-time study plan over two semesters is shown below.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterTerm Credits
MIP 601 Interdisciplinary Infrastructure Studio I 6
MIP 631 History and Theory of Infrastructure 3
MIP 647 3
MIP 652 Geographic Information Systems 3
MIP 675 Elements of Infrastructure Planning 3
 Term Credits18
2nd Semester
MIP 602 Interdisciplinary Infrastructure Studio II 6
MIP 618 Public and Private Financing of Urban Areas 1 3
MIP 655 Land Use Planning 1 3
MIP 673 Infrastructure Planning in Practice 3
MIP 674 Infrastructure and Architecture 3
 Term Credits18
 Total Credits36

Or substitute selected with the approval of Graduate Advisor.