University College of the North

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Community Economic Development

University College of the North

Faculty:Arts, Business, and Science
Field of Study:Community Involvement
Development Economics and International Development
Length:2 Year(s)


Provides graduates with the knowledge and skills required for a range of employment and self-employment opportunities, including contributing to the health of the natural environment, building on community resources and capacities, increasing community control and ownership, and stabilizing local and community economies.

Employment opportunities for graduates may be found in northern community projects, sustainable development programs, programs to support and conserve traditional indigenous knowledge, and in land claims negotiation teams, youth development programs, and community wellness development. Other opportunities include economic development practitioner positions, community development positions, and First Nations and northern community administration positions, as well as consultancies.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    a. High school diploma with
    b. English 40S, and
    c. Pre-Calculus Mathematics 40S, Applied Mathematics 40S (preferred), or Essential Mathematics 40S;
    or equivalencies of above.
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    * 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 August 17, 2016