Urban and Regional Planning, Executive Certificate in Tribal Planning

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Through the unique relations between American Indian tribal governments, the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians and the Northwest Tribal Technical Assistance Program, EWU has developed a curriculum in American Indian tribal planning at the graduate level to serve tribal government leaders and staff, American Indian students and anyone interested in understanding tribal planning practice. The Executive Certificate in Tribal Planning is a 23 or 24 credit curriculum that can be part of a graduate program at EWU or a stand-alone certificate. The purpose of the Executive Certificate is to provide executive level graduate education on tribal planning and tribal government administration. All students must complete the graduate admissions requirements for the Planning Program (above). Students must complete the 20 credits of required classes listed below with an asterisk (*), plus one additional class from the Tribal Planning list.

Note: students in the Certificate program should consult with the Tribal Planning Director.

Required Core
PLAN 523AMERICAN INDIAN PLANNING4
PLAN 524ADVANCED STRATEGIC PLANNING4
PLAN 528AMERICAN INDIAN HEALTH AND COMMUNITY4
PLAN 530CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN INDIAN PLANNING3
PLAN 531CENSUS DATA FOR AMERICAN INDIAN PLANNING2
PLAN 533AMERICAN INDIAN LAW FOR PLANNERS3
Choose a minimum of one additional Tribal Planning Course3-4
AMERICAN INDIAN HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS AND SERVICES
AMERICAN INDIAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
AMERICAN INDIAN TRANSPORTATION PLANNING
AMERICAN INDIAN PLANNING STUDIO
Total Credits23-24

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

  • understand historical and contemporary planning practice, policy and processes based on knowledge of the relevant concepts and theories;
  • understand human settlements as they relate to planning based on knowledge of the relevant concepts and theories;
  • demonstrate skills needed to practice planning in a variety of venues in ways consistent with planning ethics;
  • understand the different values and ethical standards affecting the practice of planning.