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Community Development

North Dakota State University

12 months
Duration
709 USD/credit 25524 USD/year
607 USD/credit 21852 USD/year
405 USD/credit 14580 USD/year
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About

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at North Dakota State University, in cooperation with the Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, offers a master's degree in Community Development.

Overview

The Community Development program at North Dakota State University is a multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary, online program in conjunction with the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (IDEA). Other institutions participating in this program include Iowa State University, Kansas State University, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and South Dakota State University.

The primary audience for this program is community economic development officials and specialists already employed in the field.

Program Objectives

The objectives of the Community Development graduate degree program are to:

  • Increase the skills, knowledge, and competencies of community economic development officials who are currently employed and have limited opportunity to participate in an on-campus degree program.
  • Provide graduate training for individuals entering the community economic development career field who require training/degrees for career advancement.
  • Enhance the community economic development skills, knowledge, and competencies of individuals working with Native American communities, natural resource-based communities, non-profit organizations, and/or state and local government.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles and Strategies of Community Change
  • Community Development II: Organizing for Community Change
  • Community Analysis: Introduction to Methods
  • Community and Regional Economic Policy and Analysis
  • Community Natural Resource Management
  • Basic Grant Development and Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Domestic applications must be received at least one month prior to the start of the semester.

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You are required to submit your online application and nonrefundable $35 application fee
  • A statement of purpose is required for admission consideration and must be uploaded to your online application
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • Submitting your transcripts (statement of marks)
  • All graduate applicants, regardless of citizenship or residency, must demonstrate proficiency with the English language before they will be considered for admission to a graduate program

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 709 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    21852 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 607 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 405 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Fargo

870 - 1260 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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