University of Technology, Jamaica - Master of Science in Integrated Rural Development
The Master of Science in Integrated Rural Development course aims at producing graduates who have the requisite skills and competencies to make sound judgement in solving rural development problems. The main goal is to produce professionals with knowledge based on a holistic approach to rural development and to have skills capacity to influence realistic rural development.
To promote graduate level curriculum strong in theory, but with emphasis on practical applications relevant to rural development. To promote rural entrepreneurship alongside appropriate utilization of resources especially land resources as an engine for rural development goals. The graduates should be able to provide effective management at the middle to top level in areas of rural enterprise and rural settlement developments.