Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificate in Economic and Social Development of Regions

The Graduate Certificate Program requires students to take four courses (12 credits). Foundation of Comparative Regional Development (3 credits) is required of all students.

Two of the following five courses must be taken:

  • Work, Technology, and Training 
  • Dynamics of Power and Authority
  • Diversity and Inequality
  • Organizational Dynamics in Regional Development 
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Developing Economies

The fourth course may be selected by the student from a list of approved electives.

Applicants must complete an abbreviated application form available from the Graduate School and must be formally accepted by the Graduate Coordinator. The four courses must be completed within a five year period with a minimum 3.0 grade point average and with not more than one course with a grade of B or C.


For program requirements and course descriptions, go to the graduate catalog.

For upcoming course offerings, see the Registrar's web page.