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Online Master of Infrastructure Planning and Management


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The infrastructure systems that underpin our society and ensure our quality of life are constantly at risk. Further, these systems are expanding with growth and technology advances requiring a new level of professional management. The Master of Infrastructure Planning & Management (MIPM) teaches professionals to master the methods and core skills required to sustain and ensure resiliency of major infrastructures against both man-made and natural disasters.

As part of this program you will learn a blend of skills in analysis and strategic planning as you explore how threats that range from climate change to mass urbanization, smart networks, transportation and information systems, the consequences of aging infrastructure, and extreme weather events impact interconnected and complex infrastructure systems. Moreover, graduates will gain the understanding necessary to develop plans that reduce vulnerabilities and increase infrastructure resilience.

Earn Your Degree Online
Designed for working professionals, you can earn your master's degree while staying employed. The program benefits professionals working in the following fields:
  • Urban or infrastructure planning
  • Emergency management & risk assessment
  • Systems management
  • Business continuity planning
  • Project finance & carbon accounting
  • Applied geospatial analysis
  • Epidemiology
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The application deadline for the 2015-16 academic year is July 15, 2015.

Beginning February 16, 2015, applications will be reviewed and given a response via email within three weeks of the day they are completed.

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MIPM/UDP Faculty Collaborate on Award-Winning UW Project Safe Haven
Faculty from the Master of Infrastructure Planning & Management and the UW Department of Urban Design and Planning win a national award for their project on vertical evacuation strategy. Read more.