Law and Urban Planning


A four-year program offered by UCLA Law and UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Affairs, leading to a J.D. and a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning.

For those planning to specialize in the legal aspects of urban problems, study of urban planning offers the student an overview of theories and methods that permit identification and treatment of urban problems, while education in law offers insight into the institutional causes and possibilities for treatment of these problems. Requirements include 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.

More Info About the M.U.R.P. Requirement

For more information about the Urban Planning portion of the Joint Degree Program, contact the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs at 310.825.8957 or upinfo@publicaffairs.ucla.edu.

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