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Certificate in Community Development

This professional certificate program is designed for practitioners in community development to upgrade their skills and enhance their professional expertise. The program focuses especially on the interactions of public policy, affordable housing advocacy, finance and government regulation. It is also designed to prepare students who may be interested in careers in housing and community development.

Required Courses: (5 courses)

PA 220 Elements and Issues in Community Development  
PA 352 Non-Profit Management  
PA 350 Housing and Development Skills  
PA 351 Sustainable Economic and Community Development  

Three (3) electives chosen by the student in consultation with their advisor, from the areas of leadership, public administration, planning or another related field.