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Community Development and Applied Economics at the University of Vermont

Community Development and Applied Economics

CDAE Graduate Degrees

The Community Development and Applied Economics department offers two professional graduate degrees, both combining theoretical grounding with applied research and projects.

MS in Community Development and Applied Economics

MSlogoCDAE's master of science degree focuses on community development both locally and globally. The hallmark of this program is its transdisciplinarity and flexibility. Student research and theses are in diverse areas including food systems, sustainable development, transportation, and consumer information and behavior both in the US and abroad.

Master of Public Administration

MPAlogoThe Master of Public Administration at the University of Vermont is a professional interdisciplinary degree that prepares public leaders by combining the theoretical and practical foundations of public administration with the democratic traditions of Vermont communities. The MPA program also offers an Accelerated Masters Program for current UVM undergraduate students.

Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows Program

Peace Corps LogoCDAE houses the UVM on-campus Peace Corps recruiter. This two-year assistantship is available to applicants every other year, and provides full two-year funding (valued at approximately $28,000 per year) toward a CDAE MS or MPA degree.
Click here for more information regarding funding opportunities for returned Peace Corps Volunteers through the Peace Corps Fellows program

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