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Economics - Applied Community and Economic Development

Illinois State University

12 months
Duration
838 USD/credit 28492 USD/year
838 USD/credit 28492 USD/year
404 USD/credit 13736 USD/year
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About

The Economics - Applied Community and Economic Development sequence at Illinois State University is an interdisciplinary program that enables those who are passionate about social change through service to take their careers to the next level. 

Overview

The Economics - Applied Community and Economic Development sequence at Illinois State University is designed for returned Peace Corps Volunteers and students with other development experiences (e.g., AmeriCorps, nonprofit work).

Learning outcomes

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.

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • Fundamentals Of Econometrics
  • Microeconometrics
  • Local Economic Development
  • Seminar In Community Development
  • Community Project Design And Management
  • Topics In Administration And Planning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

34 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • have earned a four-year bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a college or university that is accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting association, or do so within one academic year
  • present official transcripts from each college or university other than Illinois State at which graduate, undergraduate, or non-degree credit was earned. 
  • You must 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.
  • Upload your current resume to the application system.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Recommendation Contact Information
  • Submit a sample of your academic writing (at least five pages).
  • Service Document
  • Applicants who submit all materials according to the posted instructions and by the posted deadlines, and those whose materials indicate potential for success in their chosen program, will complete a required interview by phone or in person.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    28492 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 838 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    28492 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 838 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13736 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 404 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Normal

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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