Master of Science in Community Development (Great Plains IDEA)
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Program Details

With the aim to create societies that are equitable, sustainable and just, rises the online Master of Science in Community Development from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  As an advanced program offered by the Great Plains IDEA, this specialization is part of an interdisciplinary graduate degree.  It is ideal for those individuals who want to bring about positive change and want to integrate infrastructure that brings about inclusivity and prosperity to communities.  Through resource management, social action, economic analysis and more, you’ll be able to take on leadership roles within nonprofits, government, academia and other organizations.  Coursework likely includes:

  • Organizing for Community Change
  • Community Analysis
  • Community and Natural Resource Management

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Nebraska-Lincoln is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

Students will need to choose and apply at a single home university. Requirements may vary, but typically include:

  • Application form specific to the university
  • Official transcripts 
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Statement of goals