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Bachelor of Science in Community Development

Central Michigan University



Central Michigan University's online Bachelor of Science in Community Development has been created by experts in a number of public sector fields to be a flexible option for developing the knowledge and skills that are needed for working various areas of the public sector or human services.

This online degree in community management focuses its curriculum on the theory and practices of community as well as the interaction of community institutions in a community setting.

As a student in this online degree in community management, students will participate in a number of courses that will introduce students to topics, such as:

  • General theory and practice of community
  • Interaction of community institutions in a community setting
  • Methods appropriate for studying community behavior and the implementation and evaluation of community programs
  • Organization theory and leadership, interpersonal relationships, communication, and group dynamics

This is an ideal program from those those wishing to work in local, state, or federal government positions; many of the courses are centered on political science.

Graduates go on to careers in political office, the public health professions, directing community education, and more.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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