Kansas State University

Global Campus

Community Development


1615 Anderson Avenue

Manhattan, KS 66502

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Community Development

Format: Online

Program Description:

The community development master's degree program provides the skills, information and networks needed to facilitate sustainable and prosperous community change. It equips practitioners with the tools necessary to build a community in the 21st Century.

Part of the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA) consortium, this online program allows students to learn from leading educators and researchers from several different universities representing a diversity of fields and scholarship.

Careers in Community Development

The program serves community leaders, practitioners and those committed to people and places in fields such as:

  • community and regional planning
  • parks and recreation
  • housing 
  • applied sociology
  • environmental and social justice
  • community economic development 
  • cooperative extension services
  • non-profit sectors


Kansas State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 36

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $565 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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