University of Miami

School of Education

Community and Social Change


P.O. Box 249178

Coral Gables, FL 33146

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Community and Social Change M.S. Ed.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The mission of the program in Community & Social Change 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. Vision To be a hub for innovative and applied leadership in community well-being and social change. Purpose and Goals The 30-credit master’s degree program in Community and Social Change (C&SC) is designed to prepare a new generation of creative leaders for the not-for-profit sector. The program will enhance our students’ abilities to: Lead, administer, and inspire within educational and community settings; Lead group processes and consultations; Develop and evaluate programs; Engage in ethical practices; Develop collaborative efforts; Think and act as advocates and agents of change; Think and act in ecological, multicultural, and global ways; Understand and utilize theory and research; Understand power dynamics, systems, and social sources of well-being; and Communicate well in oral, written, and electronic media formats.


The University of Miami is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools The American Psychological Association accredits our Counseling Psychology Program offered by the Department of Educational and Psychological Studies

International Student Requirements:

International applicants whose native language is not English must pass the Test of English as a Foreign Language [TOEFL] and the GRE

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 30

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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