Urban and Economic Development, P.B.C


UNC Greensboro’s post-baccalaureate certificate in Urban and Economic Development is ideal for those working in or planning to work in urban planning, community development, and economic development. 

The certificate program combines coursework in both the Departments of Political Science and Geography, Environment, and Sustainability, providing essential skills training for work in government and nonprofits. 


  • Our students come from a wide variety of majors and backgrounds and go into many types of public service positions.  
  • The program’s flexibility in scheduling courses, the many networking opportunities, and the variety of students and specializations are viewed by our graduates as significant strengths.


  • Students may enroll in the program on a flexible part-time or full-time schedule as classes are held in the evenings and on Saturdays to allow students to work on internships and full-time jobs.


  • Prepares graduates for careers with nonprofits, including management positions, human service agencies, foundations or professional associations.

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Program Details

Degree Type: Graduate Certificate

College/School: College of Arts and Sciences

Program Type: Graduate Certificate

Class Type: In Person

Contact Us

Dr. Hunter Bacot
Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Political Science