48 months
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35515 USD/year
35515 USD/year
14542 USD/year
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About

Community Development is a multi-disciplinary field at University of Massachusetts Boston based in the social sciences. 

Overview

In University of Massachusetts Boston's Community Development program students can customize their focus of study drawing on a breadth of disciplines to focus on issues at the intersection of the environment and economic development, community health, and planning.

What You Will Learn

After completing your requirements in the BA in community development you will have a firm grounding in the multiple fields that contribute to empowering communities through environmentally sound and sustainable economic development and programming that ensures community health and prosperity. You will have the critical thinking skills necessary to develop and manage community programs and the analytical skills required to advance new strategies and actions in support of a sustainable and just future.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • The Nature of Environmental Problems 
  • Statistics for Environmental Science
  • History and Theory of Community Development
  • Community Health and Environment
  • Cities and the Environment
  • Quantitative Methods for Community Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed UMass Boston online admission application
  • Application fee of $100
  • An official high school record, leaving certificate and/or graduation examination results or their notarized copies. All documents in foreign languages must be translated by a certified professional. Records must be sent directly from the institution to be considered official.
  • Academic recommendation letter (from a school-based counselor and/or teacher)
  • 500-word essay
  • Test scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35515 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35515 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    35515 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35515 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    14542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14542 USD per year during 48 months.

Regional: $25,448/year

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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