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Program Information

School:Acadia University
Faculty:Faculty of Professional Studies
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
Description:Community Development is an exciting field of study focused on developing fundamental skills and methodologies that will allow you to work face-to-face with communities and improve conditions for others. This program leads to highly rewarding careers, making a difference to the people in your communities.

Acadia's Community Development professors share knowledge, provide service, and develop leaders who work for a healthy and just society. Choosing to study community development will help you develop the skills needed to improve quality of life for others and to build active, healthy, sustainable communities. You may choose to maintain a broad focus or specialize in one of four areas: recreation management, community wellness, social activism, and outdoor and adventure education.
URL:Community Development at Acadia University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $6,899
National: $8,182
International: $16,380

Cost per year is based on the 2017-2018 academic year (tuition only).
Careers:Recreation and Sports Managers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Mathematics  or  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have English 12 or English 12: African heritage, and four additional Grade 12 Academic or Advanced courses, including: Mathematics 12 or Precalculus 12. Minimum overall average of 70%.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80]

Since English is the language of instruction at Acadia University, candidates must be able to communicate competently in English both orally and in writing, and students whose first language is not English may be required to present the result of the TOEFL, IELTS, CAEL or PTE Academic. Acadia's English requirements are as follows: TOEFL - 90 IBT with no subtest score below 20; IELTS - 6.5 with no subtest score below 6.0; CAEL - 70 with no subtest score below 60; PTE Academic - 61 with no subtest score below 60; Cambridge English: Advanced - 176 with no subtest score below 169; or MELAB - 80.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 26, 2018