Community Development

About the Program

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Students gain advanced knowledge and social analysis of communities; community design and planning; microeconomic planning; program development; nonprofit management; and community action research and community change skills necessary for careers in community and human services as administrators, designers, planners, researchers and technicians.

Degree Type
Interdisciplinary Graduate Group
Degrees Offered
M.S. Plan I
M.S. Plan II
Lead Dean

College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies

Major Code
GCMD

Admissions and Fellowship Information

Admission Deadlines
General: Jan 15, 2023
Internal Fellowship Deadlines
Prospective Student Fellowship: Jan 15, 2023
Continuing Student Fellowship: Jan 15, 2023

Program Contact Information

Primary Program Contacts

Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator
Carrie Armstrong-Ruport
(530) 752-4119 | caruport@ucdavis.edu

Additional Contacts

Program Contacts

Advisor: Primary Contact
Catherine Brinkley
Human Ecology
ckbrinkley@ucdavis.edu

Advisor: General
Amanda Crump
Plant Sciences
acrump@ucdavis.edu

Advisor: Admissions and General
Natalia Deeb Sossa
Chicano Studies
(530) 752-2421 | ndeebsossa@ucdavis.edu

Advisor: General
N. Claire Napawan
Human Ecology
(530) 752-3907 | ncnapawan@ucdavis.edu

Advisor: General
Stephen Wheeler
Human Ecology
(530) 754-9332 | smwheeler@ucdavis.edu