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Community Development

Students gain advanced knowledge and social analysis of communities; community design and planning; microeconomic planning; program development; nonprofit management; and community action research and community change skills necessary for careers in community and human services as administrators, designers, planners, researchers and technicians.


Program Address

Department of Human Ecology
133 Hunt Hall
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 752-4119
(530) 752-3677

Program Type

Interdisciplinary Graduate Group
Lead Dean: 
College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies
Major Code: 

Degree Requirements

Administrative ByLaws

Application Deadlines

Jan 5, 2021
Space Available: 
Jan 15, 2021
Prospective Student Fellowship: 
Jan 5, 2021
Continuing Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2021

Degrees Offered

M.S. Plan I
M.S. Plan II


Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Chair

  • Graduate Group Chair
  • Human Ecology
  • 07/01/2018 to 06/30/2023

Academic Advisors

  • Advisor: General
  • Plant Sciences
  • 09/01/2019 to 08/31/2021
  • Advisor: General
  • Chicano Studies
  • 09/01/2016 to 08/31/2021
  • Advisor: General
  • Human Ecology
  • 09/01/2018 to 08/31/2021
  • Advisor: Admissions and General
  • Human Ecology
  • 09/01/2014 to 08/31/2021

Senior Academic Advisor in Graduate Studies

Internal Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies

External Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies