Michigan Citizen Planner Program


The Michigan State University Extension Citizen Planner Program offers land use education for locally appointed and elected planning officials, and interested residents, throughout Michigan. This non-credit course leads to a certificate of completion awarded by MSU Extension. Advanced training through the Master Citizen Planner (MCP) credential is also available. The Citizen Planner Program is offered in a classroom or via video conference setting, or through a convenient self-paced opportunity called Citizen Planner Online.


Please see current schedule at the website listed below


Offered in a classroom setting, online, or via video conferencing.  Please see current offerings at the website below.



The course is intended for local appointed and elected officials, zoning administrators, and interested citizens.

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