Online Master of Planning and Graduate Diploma in Planning

The Master of Planning (MPlan) and Graduate Diploma in Planning (GDip) are designed to fit into your busy schedule. Get a practice-oriented and conceptually-rigorous planning education from one of Canada's leading universities. If you're a professional with experience in planning, you can count your courses toward your continuous professional learning requirements.

City ModelBenefits
  • A graduate degree from Canada's most innovative university
  • Fully online, which means you don't have to stop working, relocate, or commute to earn your graduate degree
  • Graduate education helps current professional planners attain career advancement opportunities in senior planning and management positions
  • Skills upgrading; courses cover contemporary trends, methods, and practices in planning and related fields such as health, demography, and environmental management

Our courses are designed by core faculty members, several of them Registered Professional Planners, who are all conducting cutting-edge research in planning and related areas.

Please see the student profiles page for students' first-hand accounts of their experiences in the programs.

About the School and the University


Program Details

For further information, please consult the graduate studies calendar.

Contact us

Alison Frayne
Graduate Program Administrator
School of Planning
519-888-4567 x33618

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