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 online 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 is offered entirely online currently due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.