Graduate Certificate in Community Development
Sam Houston State University

Program Details

The Graduate Certificate in Community Development from Sam Houston State University is an online sociology degree.  Designed for community leaders, courses provide training and skills in community development.  You will study planning and engagement, program assessment and evaluation, proposal writing, and applied social science research techniques.  Students completing this certificate are also able to complete specialized courses on key issues in the modern world, including economic development, public health, and the environment. 
Available courses include:
  • Sociology of Community
  • Sociology of Entrepreneurship
  • Seminar In Medical Sociology
  • Sociology of Disasters
  • Applied Research Methods

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Sam Houston State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent