The sequence is designed for returned Peace Corps Volunteers and students with other development experiences (e.g., AmeriCorps, nonprofit work).
The Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development coordinates these programs for Fellows, who spend an intense year on campus followed by 11-month paid professional practice. ACED sequence students have a graduate assistantship in the fall and spring semesters on campus prior to field work. Students pursuing this sequence receive a solid and relevant educational opportunity to pursue careers in community and economic development in the United States and around the world.
The Applied Community and Economic Development (ACED) sequence is designed for returned Peace Corps Volunteers, and students with equivalent domestic or internationalexperience with other agencies.
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesEconomics View 364 other Masters in Economics in United States
- have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for either the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework or 9+ hours of coursework in a master's program.
- have successfully completed basic college courses in calculus and statistics, principles of economics, and intermediate courses in microeconomic and macroeconomic theory.
- submit official GRE scores
- upload into the online application system a current resume.
- upload into the online application system a two-page statement of purpose
- upload into the online application system a sample of academic writing
- submit names and email addresses of three references for letters of recommendation within the online application
International17290 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 17290 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National9466 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9466 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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