Community Development (Classroom & Online)

Roger Williams University

1 Empire Street, Providence, RI 2903

Description:Course is designed to upgrade skills and enhance professional expertise by targeting interactions with public policy, affordable housing advocacy, and finance and government regulations. The program was designed in partnership with the Housing Network of Rhode Island. Students are expected to satisfy the requirements of an internship with the Housing Network or an affiliated community development organization. This requirement may be satisfied through the documentation of community development employment experience or through learning experiences acquired by placement. Required courses (5 courses) CD 220 Elements and Issues in Community Development CD 352 Non-Profit Management or CD 350 Housing and Development Skills or CD 351 Sustainable Economic and Community Development and Three (3) Electives chosen by the student and his/her Academic Liaison, from the areas of leadership and non-profit management housing, planning and development skills and community economic and social development. This program is 5 courses, and is a credit based certificate. Credit earned in this certificate is eligible to be applied towards the RWU associate's/bachelor's degree. This offering is for in-class and online instruction. There will be times that individuals are required to meet in the classroom and other times training modules will be conducted outside of the classroom. This program is Pell Grant Eligible. For more information you may contact John Freer at: Phone: 401-254-3555, Fax 401-254-3560, Email jfreer@rwu.eduwebsite Billing Invoices to be submitted to Natalie Markward at Books and exam fees are not included in the tuition cost and are the responsibility of the student. Approximate out of pocket expense: $625 Books

Cost: $6645

Duration: 225 Hours

Phone: 401-254-3555

End Date: 4/30/2021

Credential Earned: Employment