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Economic Development Academy

The University of Alabama Economic Development Academy was created to bring the vast resources of the Capstone of Higher Education in partnership with various efforts to have prepared economic development professionals, supportive and knowledgeable elected officials, and robust communities to lead Alabama through the next decade.

Meeting a Need within the State and Nationally

States across the nation are in a foot race for the best and brightest economic developers. The University of Alabama Economic Development Academy is designed to ensure that economic development agencies have prepared professionals, properly-engaged elected officials and robust communities to lead through the next decades.