M.Sc. On Campus Online Blended

Cultural Foundations of Community Engagement and Education

24 months
25650 USD/year
25650 USD/year
12220 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Cultural Foundations of Community Engagement and Education program of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee is multidisciplinary 30-credit Masters program addressing the foundations of community engagement and education.


Cultural Foundations of Community Engagement and Education Courses at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

  • Examine the ways social forces affect urban schools and communities
  • Teach skills for working in community-based organizations and schools
  • Address challenges facing urban areas and schools
  • Help students develop creative solutions for social change
  • Draw from the fields of sociology, history, philosophy, and anthropology

Why Choose Our Program?

  • Fully online**, face to face, or in combination
  • No GRE Required
  • Program designed for busy working adults
  • Rolling admissions: Join any semester
  • 30 credits—finish in one year full time, two years part-time
  • Online for more than a decade with experienced instructors

Alumni careers in the flourishing nonprofit sector, schools, and universities

  • Administrators in Community-based organizations
  • Teachers in public, private and alternative schools
  • Supervisors of youth work programs
  • Community organizers and social activists
  • Program directors in higher education
  • Administrators and advisors in student services
  • Managers of social service programs
  • Analysts in educational and social policy
  • Community developers
  • Police officers
  • Doctoral students

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cultural Foundations of Education Graduate Seminar 
  • Sociology of Education and Community Engagement
  • Research Methods for Education and Community Engagement
  • Modern Philosophies of Education and Community
  • History of Education in American Communities
  • Collective Action for Social Change

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Rolling Admissions


30 SCH


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree, or its equivalent as determined by the UWM Center on International Education, from a regionally accredited institution, completed before the first term of enrollment in the Graduate School
  • Proficiency in the English language.
  • A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.75
  • Transcripts
  • Reasons Statement
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • All applicants are required to pay a non-refundable $75 application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12220 USD per year during 24 months.


  • In-state tuition (per credit): $649.17
  • Out-of-state tuition (per credit): $740.00

Living costs for Milwaukee

1066 - 1767 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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