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Community Development Policy and Practice  Certificate

Overview

What is Community Development Policy and Practice at WVU like?

Description

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 impl ement fair, sustainable and effective outcomes.

Application Deadlines

Each graduate program sets their own terms of admission and application deadlines. Applicants can only apply for admission for the terms displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.

Fall: July 1
Spring: October 1

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Requirements

What are the requirements to apply for Community Development Policy and Practice at WVU?

University Requirements

To be eligible for admission into a graduate program at WVU an applicant must submit official, bachelors degree transcripts from a regionally accredited institution and hold a GPA of at least 2.75.

WVU operates decentralized admissions. Decentralized admissions allows each graduate program to set its own application requirements in addition to the University requirements.

Program Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the Community Development Policy and Practice graduate program an applicant must submit the following documentation:

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Essay/Writing Sample (Contact a Graduate Program Representative for a Prompt)

Additional considerations for applicants:

Only applications with all completed requirements will be considered for admission.

International Applicants must also submit the materials outlined here.

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