The Community & International Development Program prepares students for management, leadership and supervisory roles domestically and abroad in non-profit organizations.
Students gain competencies in development, needs assessment, grant writing, project evaluation, management, research, emergency response and a chosen specialty area. This program also requires a field practicum internship.
30 credits for students with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology with an emphasis in Community & International Development or for students holding a Master’s degree or higher. Full time students typically complete the program in one year.
39–40 credits for students with a bachelor’s degree in an unrelated area seeking a MSCID degree. Full time students typically complete the program in two years.
Prospective students must submit their applications by the dates listed below.
Fall (August–December): July 15
Spring (January–May): November 15
Summer Session 1 (May–June): April 1
Summer Session 2 (June–July): May 1
Summer Session 3 (July–August): June 1
POINTS OF DISTINCTION
International Internships and tours that provide field experience.
Small class sizes with personal attention from professors.
Opportunity to collaborate with faculty on research projects for publication.
A bachelors degree (or non-U.S equivalent) from an accredited institution and a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (Applicants with lower GPA may be admitted upon consideration of the composite profile).
Two Recommendations from professionals such as advisors, major professors, and employers.
Resume describing employment, research or special projects.
Statement of Purpose reflecting your philosophical perspective, personal, professional, and academic goals, and reasons for seeking the graduate program.
TOEFL, IELTS or PTE (academic): Students whose language of education is not English must submit English proficiency tests scores.