Southern New Hampshire University - West Coast Center Weekend Masters Program

Southern New Hampshire University - West Coast Center Weekend Masters Program

SNHU-West Coast Center

Southern New Hampshire University's School of Community Economic Development, in collaboration with the Community Development Technologies Center (CDTech), is offering its nationally renowned master's degree program in Los Angeles.

The National Weekend Master's Program – West Coast Location offers a 20-month Master of Science program designed for working professionals interested in gaining the credentials and skills to help communities become more stable and achieve greater ownership over resources.

Participants travel to the school's West Coast Location and take courses during one long weekend per month (Friday to Sunday) with some exceptions and work online the rest of the month.

The Program has been approved by the State of California Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education.

Project Requirement
Participants are required to plan and implement a CED project in their communities as part of the program. Typically, the project is linked to their area of specialization and employment. The "learning by doing" sequence of courses (CED 791 through 794) takes place throughout the duration of the program and is designed for students to learn and apply directly all the skills and tools CED practitioners need to enhance their community-based work. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, community needs assessment, outcomes-based project design, the logic model, research and statistical analysis of socioeconomic data, project implementation, and project evaluation. The final report on the project is a requirement for graduation and serves the purpose of a graduate thesis.

Students must complete 39 credits, including required & elective courses, and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to graduate.

Class Schedules
The September 2008 cohort is scheduled to begin September 11, 2008. The 2008 - 2009 academic year calendar is available at

Class Location
Classes take place at L.A.'s Neighbhorhood Housing Services Headquarter
3926 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90010

Admissions Deadlines
2008-2009 Cohort: June 30, 2008

Related Link: SNHU-West Coast Center

For more information contact:

Reginald Chapple
SNHU-West Coast Center
520 W. 23rd Street
Los Angeles
California 90007

Phone: 213.748.5848
Fax: 213.748.3021
Email: [email protected]

Posted April 19, 2008

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