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Winter/Spring/Summer 2016-2017
Catalog update: 
October 15, 2016

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Students are required to follow the Academic Handbook and Code of Student Responsibility​​​​​

This program offers community development specialists skills in organization planning, leadership development, and program evaluation. The program allows established and emerging professionals to broaden their perspective on urban-development programs in an inter-disciplinary learning environment by including knowledge from psychology, public service, sociology, geography and liberal studies.

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 16-quarter hours of graduate credit. Each course carries four-quarter hours. Students then must participate in a non-credit research colloquium. Each participant of the colloquium makes a presentation before a small group of students and faculty members. No more than two courses earned toward the certificate shall come from one department. Please note that the list of courses is subject to change. 

Course Requirements

Students may also enroll in the following elective courses, with permission of the program director and often the approval of the instructor. Generally, participants will be limited to one (1) of these courses: