The Community and Social Change Master’s program is designed to prepare a new generation of creative leaders for the not-for-profit sector who are knowledgeable in the research, theories, and practice of individual and social well-being. The vision of the program is to be a hub for innovative and applied leadership in community well-being and social change. The mission of the program is to prepare globally aware leaders, researchers, and agents of change who create, inspire, and engage community organizations to foster well-being in diverse community settings. The program is designed to develop community leaders who can help understand and address the real challenges faced by local communities in a multi-cultural and global context. The program is designed to accommodate a variety of students by offering courses in a unique format that incorporates the following domains;
- Core theory and skill-building coursework,
- Core research coursework,
- Experiential field experience (practicum), and
- Capstone experience (Independent project, portfolio, or masters thesis).
|EPS 622||Community Well-being and Change: Theory and Practice||3|
|EPS 623||Development & Change in Community Organizations: Theory & Practice||3|
|EPS 624||Essentials of Research in Social and Behavioral Sciences||3|
|EPS 625||Program Evaluation||3|
|EPS 626||Multicultural Communities in a Globalized Society||3|
|EPS 628||Managing Community Organizations||3|
|Practicum Field Experience|
|EPS 629||Seminar in Community & Social Change||3|
|Select 9 credit hours of electives 1|
|Total Credit Hours||30|
NOTE: If electives are not specified (to be determined) when form is submitted to the Senior Associate Dean’s Office, then you should complete a Course Substitution form when you register for the approved electives.