Economic & Social Development of Regions

Graduate Certificate Program

No Longer Excepting New Students for This Program!

Economic & Social Development of Regions

Contact:
Dr. Philip Moss
978-935-2787

Dr. Robert Forrant
978-934-2904

The 12 credit certificate offers graduate level instruction to students interested in understanding, analyzing, and intervening to enhance the economic and social development of regions. It provides students with a strong grounding in the conceptual tools and the information needed to participate effectively in the development of neighborhoods, states, or nations. 

Required Courses (all students):

  • 57.513 Foundations of Comparative Regional Development (3 credits)

Plus two of the following seven core courses (Total of six credits):

  • 57.503 Work, Technology, and Training (3 credits) 
  • 57.506 Research Methods in Economic and Social Development (3 credits) 
  • 57.511 Dynamics of Power and Authority, Diversity, and Inequality (3 credits) 
  • 57.537 Developing Economies 
  • 57.592 Qualitative Research Methods 
  • 57.593 Advanced Quantitative Methods 
  • 57.598 Organizational Dynamics in Regional Development
AND One Approved Elective (3 credits)

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