Application Process for Community Development Graduate Certificate
1. Review Admission Requirements
To qualify for admission into the community development graduate certificate, students must have already completed or meet the following requirements:
- Bachelor's degree with 3.0 GPA in the final two years, or approximately the last 60 credit hours. Students with a GPA lower than required are still encouraged to apply.
2. Review Application Requirements
- U.S. Applicants
- Applications are accepted year-round.
- International Applicants
- Fall semester (begins in late August): January 8
- Spring semester (begins in late January): August 1
- Summer semester (begins in late May): December 1
- U.S. Applicants: $50
- International Applicants: $75
3. Prepare to Apply
Please be prepared to upload the following information when completing the online application.
- Unofficial transcripts from each institution attended
- Failure to list any colleges or universities from which the applicant received a degree or enrolled in graduate coursework may result in dismissal from the university.
- If transcripts are not in English, the applicant must furnish a translation by an appropriate authority.
- You will be asked for official transcripts after notification of admission.
Proof of English Proficiency
Students whose primary language is not English must submit proof of English proficiency during the application process by providing any one of the following official minimum test scores:
Scores must be self-reported within the application and official scores must be sent by the testing service to K-State.
Exception: students who have received a degree in the last two years from a U.S. college or university are not required to take any of the above English language proficiency exams.
Tip: select “Distance-Off Campus” and “Graduate Certificate” on the Academic Information page. On the Program Selection page, select “Architecture Planning and Design” followed by “Community Development.”