About | Course Modules

When: Wednesdays, October 8–December 3, 2014 | 6-9 PM
Where: J.C. Penney Conference Center, UMSL

Entering its 11th year, this Chancellor's Certificate program has educated hundreds of members of the St. Louis planning community. Fundamentals of Planning & Zoning is taught by a team of senior practitioners who have extensive knowledge and experience in local government planning in Missouri, Illinois, and across the nation. Course modules cover planning practices, processes and topics that are crucial for local government success. Earn a noncredit UMSL Chancellor’s Certificate in Fundamentals of Planning & Zoning by completing six of the seven modules.

This program is designed for:

Registration Fees


Planning & Zoning course instructors are professional, practicing planners in the St. Louis region and members of the American Planning Association–St. Louis Metropolitan Section as well as the national and state APA.


Offered by the Local Government Partnership (UMSL Public Policy Administration, Center for Ethics in Public Life, and East-West Gateway Council of Governments) and the American Planning Association–St. Louis Metropolitan Section. 

Course Modules

These modules cover the fundamentals of planning and zoning and critical components in the work of the planning and zoning commission. You may register for the full course (seven modules) or take individual modules of your choice.

Register for the Full Course, or Register for Individual Modules Below.