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Urban Design Certificate

To Apply:

Applications to the Certificate program are accepted at any time during the year. Applicants should submit two (2) packets, one to the PSU Office of Admissions and one to the PSU School of Urban Studies and Planning.

Packet 1, for the PSU Office of Admissions:

  • Submit a university graduate application online or download and print the university graduate application
  • A non-refundable processing fee of $50.00.
  • One official transcript from each post-secondary institution attended. NOTE: To be official, the transcript must be in its original sealed envelope from the issuing school or institution. All documents submitted to the University become property of Portland State University and cannot be returned, copied or released. (An official PSU transcript is not required for former students.)
  • All graduate students whose first language is not English must meet the English language proficiency requirement prior to enrolling in academic classes. Please note that this requirement applies to all students, including resident aliens and citizens.

Send packet 1 materials to:

Admissions
Portland State University
PO Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751

Packet 2, for the Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning:

Please submit the following information to either the Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning or the Department of Architecture:

Applications are accepted at any time of year. Students may take courses prior to being admitted to the program. Please send or deliver packet 2 to one of the following:

Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning
Portland State University
PO Box 751
Portland, Oregon 97207-0751
(Office Location: Room 350, Urban Center, 506 SW Mill Street, Portland, Oregon 97201)

or

Department of Architecture
Portland State University
PO Box 751
Portland, Oregon 97207-0751
(Office Location: Shattuck Hall 235, 1914 SW Park Avenue, Portland, OR 97201)

If you are currently admitted to a masters or doctoral program at PSU, in good academic standing, and currently registered for classes, use the GO-19M or GO-19D form to request addition of the Graduate Certificate program:

Current Masters Students: GO-19M 

Current Doctoral Students: GO-19D

For More Information, please contact the program directors:

Ethan Seltzer, Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning, seltzere@pdx.edu, 503-725-5169

or

Rudy Barton, Department of Architecture, bartonl@pdx.edu, 503-725-3339