Mission and Program Goals
Using Silicon Valley as a living lab, the Master of Urban Planning (MUP) program at San José State University prepares diverse planning leaders who affect transformative change and create just, sustainable, and vibrant communities.
Goal 1: Our graduates excel in their work in planning and related fields in the public, private, nonprofit, and civic sectors
Goal 2: The MUP program recruits and graduates a growing and diverse student population
Goal 3: Department faculty and students advance planning practice and knowledge through professional work, civic engagement, and scholarly research
Goal 4: MUP students and faculty earn external recognition for the excellence of the MUP program and the professional contributions made by students and faculty