Are you passionate about strengthening communities and making an impact for the greater good? Have you enjoyed volunteering and want to turn your volunteerism into a career? Consider a career in community development.
Put your problem-solving skills to work for the betterment of your community. Research, plan, and facilitate programs that improve the quality of life for disadvantaged populations.
Professionals working in community development often do the following:
The following are job titles commonly held by youth development professionals:
You are expected to possess excellent communication skills and have deep knowledge of human services, business operations, urban planning, and social services. Most employers require an associate’s, baccalaureate, advanced degree, or certificate. A graduate degree or certificate in Youth, Family, and Community Sciences equips you with the skills and credentials necessary to succeed in this field.
You already know you want to work to make your community stronger. Get the credentials you need to get hired.
Jumpstart your career in community development with a master’s degree or certificate in Youth, Family, and Community Sciences from NC State.