The National Development Council Education Award

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Serving National Development Council Graduates

About the NDC Education Award

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In partnership with the National Development Council (NDC), the Carsey School of Public Policy recognizes the accomplishment of students who have achieved a Professional Certification from NDC by offering up to 6 graduate-level credits (2 courses) when enrolled in the Master in Community Development program at the Carsey School.

Students accepted or enrolled in the Master in Community Development program are also eligible to receive a reduced rate on NDC courses when pursuing a Professional Certification.

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Applicable for the Master in Community Development Program Only.

up to 6

Graduate credits available to MCD students who have earned an NDC Professional Certificate

Less Cost

For Carsey MCD students to take NDC Certificate classes


Months it takes to earn your Master’s Degree!

The Carsey School Advantage

Graduate prepared for a career with impact and the knowledge required for interdisciplinary problem-solving, insightful analysis, effective advocacy, compelling communications, and winning strategies that lead to impactful change and stronger communities.

  • Our flexible programs fit into your life, offering Online, Hybrid, Part-time learning, and Evening class options.
  • Start Fall or Spring.
  • Engage in hands-on learning and grow your network of dedicated public service professionals.
  • Achieve your full potential, effect change, and advance your career.
Tom Jackson, Director of Training, NDC

“Building upon NDC’s nationally recognized training programs for economic, housing, and community development finance professionals, the Master in Community Development program from the Carsey School expands the educational and credentialing opportunities for practitioners striving to increase the flow of capital for investment in low-income communities.”

~Tom Jackson, Senior Director and Training Manager, NDC

Academic Info Session: Discover the Carsey School-National Development Council Education Award (1/25/22)

The NDC National Development Council is one of the most comprehensive community and economic development nonprofits in the United States. The Carsey School of Public Policy is a leading public service school based at UNH. Through a unique education partnership, graduates of the NDC’s Professional Certification program can receive up to 6 graduate-level credits (2 courses) toward the Carsey School’s Master in Community Development (MCD) program. Plus, Carsey MCD students are eligible to receive a reduced rate on NDC Professional Certification courses. You can learn more about this education award online

*Please note that applicants are only eligible to receive one Carsey School Education Award.

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