Master in Community Development: Gain the Skills to Make a Difference in Your Community
Why Earn a Master in Community Development from the Carsey School of Public Policy?
Learn to Serve and Lead: Our Master in Community Development will prepare you for building and sustaining strong communities through integration and collaboration across sectors — housing, health, finance, business development, jobs and more. This innovative program will give you the skills, know-how, connections and ideas to promote progress in communities across the United States and the globe.
The 14-month Community Development program combines online classes held fall through spring with 2-week summer terms at the UNH Durham campus.
- Fall: March 15 (for Carsey School Scholarship; July 1 (preferred); August 15 (final)
- Spring: December 15
- Summer: April 15
What Makes the Community Development Program Unique?
Your Community, Your Capstone
During the Master in Community Development program, you'll complete a yearlong capstone project. You'll learn firsthand the most effective methods for having the greatest impact while applying what you learn in the classroom to a real project in a community you care about.
What community or communities do you want to impact? Our students have left their marks and contributed to stronger, healthier communities all over the world.
Meet Our Graduates
The MCD for Working Professionals with Student Maureen Beauregard
Deadline to Apply
Schedule a Meeting or Phone Call
Have questions or want to discuss which one of the Carsey School's programs is right for you? Schedule a time for us talk:
Dan Bromberg, Director of Academic Programs
Robin Husslage, Program Manager
Have questions about admissions, tuition costs, or financial aid?
Contact Sanjeev Sharma, Program Manager