Community Development : Program Requirements
The program consists of 19.5 units of study, including 4.5 units for the Master’s Project (CD 596/598). Students are required to attend a two-week summer residency in the first and fourth terms and a one-week summer residency in the seventh term. The remaining courses are completed online.
Elective Courses: Subject to availability, choice of one elective from CD 507, 508, 509, 518, 519, 521, 522, 523, 590 as well as courses in related fields of study offered by the School of Public Administration or by other departments, with permission of the Graduate Adviser.
Final Requirement: Beginning during their first summer residency, students will work on a Master’s Project (CD 596/598) addressing a management, policy or program problem for a client in the community development sector.
CD 501 (1.5)
CD 524 (1.5)
CD 504 (1.5)
CD 505 (1.5)
CD 506 (1.5)
CD 510 (1.5)
CD 525 (1.5)
CD 512 (1.5)
CD 526 (1.5)
The Master’s Project (CD 596/598) requires students to complete a major project for a community development client, in consultation with an academic supervisor. The project is expected to be a substantial analysis of an organizational issue, policy issue, or other relevant topic approved by the Graduate Coordinator. A written project report will be prepared and submitted to an oral examination committee.