Apr 21, 2019  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Community Development Graduate Certificate


The online graduate certificate in Community Development (CD) will provide foundations of the CD field and associated theories. Opportunity for elective selections allow students to pursue subtopics related to community development such as community leadership & capacity building, community economic strategies, international development, not-for-profit management, and/or sustainable communities.


This Community Development graduate certificate is a 12 credit hour online collaborative interinstitutional certificate offered through the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning in cooperation with the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (GPIDEA). Participating universities include Kansas State University, Iowa State University, North Dakota State University, University of Nebraska, and South Dakota State University. Students may enroll in this collaborative program at any of the participating universities. While the certificate name may vary by university, the curriculum will be comparable, and courses offered in the program will be the collaborative result of a divergent faculty from within the participating universities.

Program Administration


The Community Development graduate certificate is officially administered by the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning, under the auspices of the Graduate School at Kansas State University, and in conjunction with the Institute for Academic Alliances at Kansas State University. The certificate is awarded by the Graduate School, through the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning, College of Architecture, Planning & Design. All courses in this program option are offered online through Global Campus at KSU but may be taught by any of the participating universities. Additional information may be obtained by contacting:

Dr. Huston Gibson
Director, Community Development Program
Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Kansas State University
1086 Regnier Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-2909
(785) 532-5961
hgibson@ksu.edu

Program Requirements


Completion of core requirements and 6 credit hours of CDPLN electives, plus a certification summary reflection for assessment.