Graduate Certificate, Rural Development

Graduate Certificate

The graduate certificate in rural development is intended for community development practitioners, agency and industry professionals, and current graduate students working with tribal and municipal governments, Native corporations, regional health corporations or nonprofits, state and federal agencies, or private businesses conducting work in rural areas who wish to obtain a foundation in the theory and practice of development processes in Alaska and the circumpolar North. The certificate will prepare students to conduct work related to human and economic development with rural communities with a particular focus on sustainable development strategies, community-based development, and Indigenous perspectives on development.

College of Rural and Community Development
Department of Alaska Native Studies and Rural Development
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