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Urban and Regional Planning, Graduate Program
668 N. Riverpoint Blvd, Suite A
Spokane, WA 99202
phone: 509.828.1230
fax: 509.828.1275

Executive Tribal Planning Certificate

Through the unique relations between EWU's urban planning programs and American Indian tribal governments in the region along with the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI), and the operation of 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. The Tribal Planning Executive Certificate is a 23-24 credit curriculum that can be part of the MURP or other graduate programs at EWU or a stand-alone certificate. The purpose of the Executive Certificate is to provide executive-level education on tribal planning and tribal government administration, programs, and services to American Indian tribal leaders, staff, tribal members, and interested students. All students must complete the graduate admission requirements for the MURP Program.

Each student will be expected to complete a minimum of 23 credit hours taking courses listed below.  Students can complete this certificate as a "stand alone" programs, or as part of the MURP program, or other graduate degrees at EWU.

PLAN 523* American Indian Planning 4 credits
PLAN 524* Advanced Strategic Planning 4 credits
PLAN 528 American Indian Health Care 4 credits
PLAN 529 American Indian Health Care Systems & Service 4 credits
PLAN 530* Contemporary American Indian Planning 4 credits
PLAN 531 Census Data for American Indian Planning 2 credits
PLAN 532 American Indian Economic Development 3 credits
PLAN 533* American Indian Law for Planners 3 credits
PLAN 534 American Indian Transportation Planning 3 credits
PLAN 560 American Indian Planning Studio 3 credits
*Required Courses


Tribal Planning Executive Certificate Program
Margo Hill, JD, Certificate Advisor
Department of Urban Planning and Public Administration
College of Business and Public Administration
EWU Riverpoint Campus, SEWC Building 
668 N Riverpoint Blvd, Ste A
Spokane WA 99202
Telephone: 509-828-1269

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