Clark’s master’s in Community Development and Planning trains activists, community developers and scholar-practitioners to take on major challenges facing urban areas in the United States and around the world. You learn to meet these challenges by gaining a thorough understanding of the complex social, economic and political forces that shape communities—and by actively working to positively influence them.
In this program, offered through Clark's International Development, Community and Environment Department (IDCE), you learn new knowledge, innovative processes, and tools and alternative strategies in order to advance your career, along with your ideals.
Why Study Community Development and Planning at Clark?
- Work alongside world-class researchers and community partners
- Work opportunities in communities in small, midsize and large cities
- Ranked 14th in the nation by Planetizen for Urban Planning Programs (without a Ph.D. Program)
- Learning within the context of our renowned International Development, Community and Environment Department
- A curriculum based on your interests