Planning and Development (MS)

College of Arts & Sciences

Program Information

Degrees or Certificates Offered:


Delivery Method:

Distance Education (Online)

Program Website:

GRE (or other entrance exam) Not Required!

Graduate Program Contact

Dr. Anuradha Mukherji

Mailing Address:
211 Brewster A Building, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858

(252) 737-1527

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester Spring Semester 1st Summer Session 2nd Summer Session 11-week Summer Session
Priority April 15th November 15th ** ** **
Graduate School August 1st December 15th * * *

* Applications not considered for admission in this term

Application/Deadline Notes

For priority consideration and early admission decisions for the Fall term, the application and all supplemental materials are due by April 15th. The general deadline is August 1st.

**This program does not have a Priority Deadline for this term.

Additional Information

Application Materials Needed:
  • Completed application form
  • Application fee
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • Statement of purpose
  • Two (2) Letters of references
  • Applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by a regional accrediting body.

Students attending on F1 student visas not eligible; USCIS required course delivery mode not available.


The MS in Planning and Development has three concentrations (Coastal and Environmental Planning; Rural and Regional Planning; and Urban and Community Planning). Admitted applicants will work with their advisor to explore and then determine their concentration option).