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Manhattan, KS 66502

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Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. CST

Extended Student Services Hours:

Thursday
8 a.m. - 7 p.m. CST


Janel Koons
Program Coordinator

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Curriculum

The Graduate Certificate in Community Development requires 12 credit hours of course work, including foundational courses, theory courses and electives in related community development subtopics.

  • Core courses (6 hours)
  • CDPLN 715 – Principles and Strategies of Community Change (3 credits)
  • CDPLN 705 ‐ Organizing for Community Change (3 credits)

Elective courses associated with the certificate (6 credits total)

  • CDPLN 710 ‐ Community Analysis (3 credits)
  • CDPLN 720 ‐ Community and Regional Economic Analysis (3 credits)
  • CDPLN 725 ‐ Community and Natural Resource Management (3 credits)
  • CDPLN 601 ‐ Orientation to Community Development (2 credits)
  • CDPLN 620 ‐ Ecological Economics (3 credits)
  • CDPLN 621 ‐ Sustainable Communities (3 credits)
  • CDPLN 632 ‐ Nonprofit Management (3 credits)
  • CDPLN 633 ‐ Grant writing (3 credits)
  • CDPLN 635 ‐ Community Leadership and Capacity Building (3 credits)
  • CDPLN 640 ‐ Immigrants in Communities (3 credits)
  • CDPLN 651 ‐ Economic Development Strategies and Programs (3 credits)
  • CDPLN 655 ‐ Land Development Planning (3 credits)
  • CDPLN 701 ‐ Special Studies in Community Development (1‐3 credits)
  • CDPLN 703 ‐ Applied Community Development (1 credits)
  • Or the successful completion of any total of 6 credits hours of CDPLN electives
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Quick Facts

Degree: Graduate Certificate Program
College: Architecture, Planning and Design
Credits: 12
Course delivery: Online

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