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2018-2019 Graduate Bulletin 
2018-2019 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economic Development Graduate Certificate

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The Certificate in Economic Development is a 12 hour curriculum that provides the knowledge and skills for those currently employed or pursuing careers in economic development. The certificate program focuses both on the theoretical underpinnings of development as well as the management of economic development operations. Admission to the Graduate Certificate Program requires a baccalaureate degree in any subject area from a college or university approved by a recognized accrediting agent. No specific economic development background is required.

Admission Requirements:

  1. A bachelor's degree in any field of study from an accredited institution.
  2. The official TOEFL score of at least 560 for all applicants for whom English is not their native language.
  3. An undergraduate cumulative GPA of at least 2.5.
  4. Official sealed transcripts must accompany the application.
  5. Statement of purpose and resumé sent directly to the department.



Certificate Requirements:

Successful completion of 12 hours in the following graduate level courses:


A 3.0 GPA is required for completion of the certificate program.

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