American University of Beirut

MS in Rural Community Development

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Rural communities are the backbone of societies, contributing significantly to economic, social, and environmental sustainability. They hold a wealth of diverse cultures, traditional knowledge, and untapped potential. Yet, these communities face complex challenges that demand innovative solutions and visionary leaders equipped with in-depth knowledge and practical skills in rural development.​

The MS in Rural Community Development Program offers you the unique opportunity to be at the forefront of change, transforming rural communities into thriving centers of progress and sustainability.​

​Upcoming Deadlines:
Fall 2024-25: ​March 14, 2024​​​​

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