APA Covers Your Planning Specialty and Interest Areas

Learn more about opportunities for:

  • Professional development and specific training
  • Connecting with those who share your specific planning passions
  • Continuing education
  • Contributing to national policy work
  • Leadership
  • Scholarships, grants, fellowships
  • Awards

Choose from among 21 divisions and join a community of professionals with shared interests. Areas range from city, regional, rural, federal, and international planning to environmental, hazard mitigation, housing, and transportation planning to many more topics. 


APA Interest Groups

Explore these online communities, which are volunteer-led and have no dues or membership requirements:

For Division Leaders

Access to materials available for leadership.