BY EMMA PEPPER, DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS, THE HUB
Looking to level-up your efforts in community development? WVU is now offering a Graduate Certificate in Community Development Policy and Practice.
The application deadline for the Fall 2019 cohort has been extended to July 31.
“Are you seeking to make a difference in your community? Community developers make a direct impact on our social, economic and environmental quality of life. As social entrepreneurs, we generate the innovative solutions necessary to grapple with the pressing issues communities face around the world. Whether at the level of policymaking or program implementation, WVU’s graduate certificate in Community Development Policy and Practice will prepare you to design and implement fair, sustainable and effective outcomes. Our field-based assignments and peer cohorts will help you build the skills and professional network you need for success. Students engage with faculty and fellow students on campus through virtual classroom platforms, conducting applied research and service learning together in the field. Through this collaborative educational experience, students from a wide range of careers paths and academic disciplines integrate scholarly and experiential knowledge while generating impactful change within communities. Our students’ diverse backgrounds are a valuable resource for learning and professional networking.”
Find out more information about the certificate on WVU’s site: https://eberly.wvu.edu/students/majors/community-development-policy-and-practice