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Applied Community Development

Future Generations University

12 months
500 USD/credit 18000 USD/year
500 USD/credit 18000 USD/year
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The world is changing, and we need to change with it. Learn leadership skills for today’s challenges. Earn an HLC accredited Applied Community Development program of Future Generations University.


Master knowledge & skills for community change

The Applied Community Development program of Future Generations University helps people learn to shape better futures for their communities and the world. Learn from our faculty of experts the interdisciplinary field of Applied Community Development , how to start, and scale-up community-driven change that is inclusive and sustainable.

Some of the skills you will learn:

  • Growing Organizations
  • Monitoring & Evaluating Programs
  • Sustainable Nature Use
  • Researching Social Change
  • 21st Century Communications

Our learning process is unique:

  • Learn From Your Work – tailor each community lab assignment to what advances your community.
  • Online Courses – connects you with your class as you work together around the world.
  • Field Experiences – travel to powerful learning sites in different parts of the world for an optional two-week course and meet face-to-face with your classmates.

You CAN make change happen

The Master’s program is flexible to fit you, allowing you to focus your degree around your interests and career goals. You can be a full-time and finish in 20 months, or you can spread out the degree over three or four years to fit your work and personal life.

Learning always weaves back into real-world challenges to re-direct change at the local level. Geography is no longer a barrier to quality education. Reliable access to the internet is all that is needed for students to gain the tools they need to affect positive change in their communities.

Continue your life long learning with our Global Network of alumni in 43 countries sharing knowledge and best practices for solutions for today’s difficult challenges.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ecosystem Resilience in Climate Chaos
  • Engineering Enterprise
  • Leaders for Peace
  • Leadership & Development
  • Linguistic Development Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Desire to Make a Difference
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Official Transcripts
  • Personal Statement of Commitment to Your Community
  • Reference Letter
  • Reliable Internet Connection

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 500 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 500 USD per credit during 12 months.


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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