University of California - Davis

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Community Development


UC Davis, Economics Dept., One Shields Ave.

One Shields Ave

Davis, CA 95616

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Community Development

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The community development program is designed to prepare students for careers in community and human services as administrators, designers, planners, researchers and technicians. The core program emphasizes social analysis of communities, community design and planning, microeconomic planning, program development and non-profit management, community action research and skills for community change. Specializations include rural communities and agricultural issues, community design and planning, housing, women's issues in the community, minority communities, community health and human services, and environmental issues.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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