Joint Degree Programs

Law & Urban Planning

UCLA School of Law and UCLA’s Urban Planning Program offer concurrent study, leading to a J.D. and an M.U.R.P. for those planning to specialize in the legal aspects of urban problems. Education in urban planning offers the student an overview of theories and methods that permit identification and treatment of urban problems; education in law offers insight into the institutional causes and possibilities for treatment of these problems.

JURIS DOCTOR/MASTER'S DEGREE IN URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (M.U.R.P.) (School of Law and School of Architecture & Urban Planning)

  • A four-year program (120 weeks of residency credit).
  • Satisfactory completion of at least seventy-one (71) first year and elective Law School semester units and at least seventy-two (72) Urban Planning quarter units are required.

For more detailed information about Joint Degree Requirements, please see the Summary of Academic Standards.

Information About the Urban Planning Portion of the Joint Degree Program:

J.D/M.U.R.P. Urban Planning
(310) 825-8957 
upinfo@publicaffairs.ucla.edu