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M.Sc. Online

Community Development

Kansas State University

12 months
Duration
590 USD/credit
590 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Science in Community Development (MSCD) at Kansas State University provides the skills, information and networks needed to facilitate sustainable and prosperous community change.

Overview

It equips practitioners with the tools necessary to build a community in the 21st Century.

Part of the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA) consortium, this 36-credit-hour online program allows students to learn from leading educators and researchers from several different universities representing a diversity of fields and scholarship. With K-State as your home institution, all courses taken will be shown as K-State credit on your transcript.

Career

The Community Development program at Kansas State University serves community leaders, practitioners and those committed to people and places in fields such as:

  • community and regional planning
  • economic development and entrepreneurship
  • community health and wellness
  • anti-poverty programs
  • cooperative extension
  • housing and infrastructure
  • non-profit organizations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Community Development Orientation
  • Organizing for Community Change
  • Community Analysis
  • Principles and Strategies of Community Change
  • Community and Regional Economic Analysis
  • Community and Natural Resource Management
  • Working with native communities
  • Natural resource management
  • Building economic capacity
  • Non-Profit Leadership

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National Students: Applications are accepted year around

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to the Community Development specialization under the MS program is predicated upon graduation from an undergraduate program with a Bachelors Degree, and meeting the admission requirements of the Graduate School at Kansas State University. Regular admission requires a GPA of 3.0 during the students last two years of their undergraduate program.
  • Probationary admission status may be granted to those applicants who have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 and who have shown the capability to complete graduate level course work through individual research and work experiences.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    590 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 590 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    590 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 590 USD per credit during 12 months.

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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