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Community and Social Change

University of Miami

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
37800 USD/year
37800 USD/year
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About

The Master’s degree program in Community and Social Change at University of Miami is designed to prepare a new generation of creative and community-engaged leaders for the human service sector.

Overview

The vision of the Community and Social Change program at University of Miami centers on the philosophy that leaders in community organizations must be knowledgeable in research, theories, and practice. Leaders must be specifically trained to translate knowledge of individual, organizational and community well-being into action, engaging in praxis with the community. 

The 30-credit master’s program in Community & Social Change is designed to accommodate a variety of students by offering courses in the evening, on weekends and during summer interim sessions. Generally, full-time students are able to complete the program in one to two years.

Purpose and Goals

The program is designed to 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 to address social issues;
  • 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Community Well-being and Change: Theory and Practice
  • Development & Change in Community Organizations: Theory & Practice
  • Essentials of Research in Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Program Evaluation
  • Managing Community Organizations
  • Multicultural Communities in a Globalized Society
  • Seminar in Community & Social Change

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Request one official transcript from each post-secondary institution (college or university) that you have attended. 
  • In your CollegeNet application on (page 5) is a space for you to add your recommender’s names and email addresses.
  • Request your GRE general, and TOEFL (if applicable) scores from ETS
  • Students should attach to the application a statement of academic and professional goals.
  • Students should attach to the application a current curriculum vitae (CV) or resume.
  • A copy of passport.
  • Copy of diploma with English translation for degrees earned outside of the United States.
  • Official / original transcripts with English translation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37800 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    37800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37800 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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