Dec 05, 2023  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Community Economic Development, MA

College Social and Behavioral Science
Academic Award Master of Arts
Credits Required 36 Semester Credits
Faculty Lead Brian Humphreys
CIP Code 45.0604

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the MACED program, graduates will be able to:

  1. Assess the particularities of cultural and socioeconomic contexts as they are relevant to the design and implementation of community development interventions.
  2. Engage qualitative research methods to identify a community’s core challenges and inherent resources.
  3. Collaborate with public and private institutions to maximize opportunities for communities with socioeconomic challenges.
  4. Define a personal theological/philosophical framework for a vocation of service.
  5. Strategize for effective program implementation and management.
  6. Effect community-honoring change in communities and in systems.
  7. Mobilize communities to act and advocate for themselves.
  8. Manage a sustainable, creative, and fulfilling career pathway in a challenging and dynamic sector.