Earn your community development certificate online
Enhance your ability to empower people through sustainable community development with this highly flexible certificate program. Offered in partnership with Village Earth, this program uses a multi-sector, participatory approach to learning. Rather than teaching prescriptive solutions to community problems, you learn how to use the community's input and vision to create options and solutions that truly meet community needs.
Develop the skills to enact change
In this community development training, you will learn through case studies, exercises, and group discussions and share experiences with fellow community development practitioners from around the globe. Experienced practitioners will gain a fresh perspective on community development, and novices and volunteers will get the training they need to be successful in this field.
With community development training through this program, you will be prepared to meet today's challenges in roles such as:
- project director,
- community leader,
- grassroots activist,
- or field worker.
Select courses based on your interests
The certificate in community development is highly customizable and offers many specializations from which to choose. This allows you to adapt your certificate to fit the needs of community-based, governmental, or nongovernmental institutions, as well as tailor the program to meet your individual needs and interests.