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CERTIFICATE

Community Development

Develop skills to have the greatest impact on your community. A Crown Online graduate certificate is an excellent next step to gain professional skills that will directly impact your work. Our courses focus on practical skills that you can immediately apply to your context. In addition, the credits you earn in this certificate can be used toward a master’s degree, allowing you to take the next step in your educational journey.

Why choose Community Development at Crown?

  • Gain skills in community development and community organizing
  • Learn to empower individuals and revitalize communities
  • Successfully lead community development organizations in domestic and international contexts
  • Effectively implement community development initiatives in multicultural contexts

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Anytime, anywhere, you can complete your coursework. Simply log into your classroom. Whether taking part in discussions with classmates or turning in your latest assignment, your virtual classroom doesn’t just run during office hours. Canvas is open 24-7.

 

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  • Find weekly overviews, assignments, updates, discussion boards, and quizzes in the Courses tab.

  • Dynamic discussions allow students to connect with fellow thinkers to grow together and go deeper.

  • The integrated Quizzes feature allows students to prove they have got the course material down.

  • See textbooks needed, course guidelines, and an overview of the module.

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Custom-built for your life.

We know you’re busy. Whether its family, work, or church, we created a program that fits with your priorities. Our online programs are flexible and designed for those working full-time, so you can do your coursework anywhere, anytime. Most coursework is due Thursday and Sunday by midnight, giving you the freedom to complete your coursework in your own schedule.

What Will I Study?

  • Disaster relief and redevelopment
  • Program planning and evaluation
  • Current trends in community development
  • Foundations in principles of holistic ministry
  • Methods of community organizing
  • A practical internship

Courses

Certificate in Community Development Courses



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