Master of urban planning program brings students into direct contact with the critical urban challenges of our time. today's urban planners must balance development; community needs and social justice; provision of critical public services; sustainability and security. housed within a school of public service; rather than a school of architecture; the master of urban planning program uses the broader contexts of policy; management and finance to prepare students with the critical thinking they need to succeed in urban design; land use; economic and community development; housing; and environmental and infrastructure planning.