Community Development Master's Degree

Community Development Master's Degree

Learn to facilitate sustainable and prosperous societal change while acquiring the skills, information and networks to build community in the 21st Century.

Community development is a practice-based profession and an academic discipline that promotes participative democracy, sustainable development, rights, equality, economic opportunity and social justice, through the organization, education and empowerment of people within their communities, whether these be of locality, identity or interest, in urban and rural settings. The online community development master’s degree will prepare you for a variety of careers within this profession.

$600 per credit hour*
36 credit hours
100% online

*This estimate is based on the GP*IDEA common price and is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ depending on your transfer hours, course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.


Nathan Bramsen, '15

Nathan’s passion for improving communities and helping others on a local and global scale was strengthened through the community development master's program.


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