Does anyone have any insight on the differences between a MUP and a MS? Some schools only offer a masters in urban planning while some offer a masters of science - it seems to me that if someone had any thoughts of possibly becoming a professor or continuing research then they would need to have a M.S. and a thesis. MUP seems to be a professional degree just to give someone experience in the field. Any other insights or comments about this?
(Background: i'm deciding between Columbia (M.S.) and Hunter (M.U.P) and am wondering if Columbia is worth another $20k/year)