Capacity Development & Extension (MSc)

Group of Ghana women being interviewed outside while student takes notes.

The Master of Science in Capacity Development and Extension is a unique program in Canada that develops the core competencies of students for facilitating social and environmental change.

The program focuses on processes of learning, advocacy, leadership, communication and capacity development for rural/remote and small communities in Canada and around the world. Students will engage with society through service learning projects during their course work, and through applied research and a range of professional development activities.

This program is offered through the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development (SEDRD). More details on this program are available through SEDRD's Capacity Development webpage.

Admission requirements for the MSc program are available through the Graduate Calendar.

Application Information

Entry into the Capacity Development and Extension (CDE) program is in the Fall semester of each year only. Deadline for submission of applications is March 31st of each year.

More Information

For more information contact:
Patricia Van Asten
Graduate Program Assistant
519-824-4120, Ext. 56780

Or visit the following University of Guelph links: