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2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economic Development Certificate

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Olga Smirnova, Certificate Coordinator

The interdisciplinary graduate certificate in economic development provides students with opportunities to develop analytical, theoretical, and practical skills for both public and private sector careers in regional, economic, and community development. The certificate is open to students enrolled in graduate degree programs as well as nondegree applicants who have earned baccalaureate degrees. For those who complete the certificate as nondegree students, a maximum of 9 s.h. may be used in a subsequent degree program. Some degree programs will permit fewer. The program offers a flexible design to provide students from diverse disciplinary backgrounds with the opportunity to acquire a foundation in regional, economic, and community development while specializing in their respective areas of interest.

The program requires completion of 15 s.h. as follows:

Choose two elective courses (6 s.h.) in consultation with the certificate coordinator(s).

Students are encouraged to choose an elective in an area of specialization. A list of appropriate electives is available from the certificate coordinator(s).


For further information, please contact the certificate coordinator.

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