The School of Planning is the only planning school in Canada to offer programs at the Bachelor's, Master's, and PhD levels. The School's programs and courses provide students with skills and perspectives necessary for successful careers as professional planners. Students are encouraged to explore widely the various academic offerings throughout the University in order to achieve their unique intellectual potential as individuals.
The School of Planning is a professional school located within the Faculty of Environment. There are many opportunities for research and teaching within the other academic units in the Faculty, i.e, the Department of Geography and Environmental Management, and Department of Environment and Resource Studies.
The academic programs in the School are recognized by the Canadian Institute of Planners, with the exception of the MAES program.