Because of the breadth and diversity of the field, graduate study is considered essential for assuming professional positions and for advancing within the profession. The "standard" professional degree is the Master's degree, and Master's graduates in planning now hold the overwhelming majority of planning positions.
The joint degree programs prepare professionals to work in positions at the nexus of their component professions.
The MSP Program offers the option of the Master's International Program whereby MSP graduates obtain a direct placement in the Peace Corps.
The doctoral degree serves as preparation for academic research, or high level policy and administrative positions.
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