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Global Inclusion and Social Development, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Boston, MA, United States
The MA program in Global Inclusion and Social Development from University of Massachusetts Boston offers the opportunity to engage in rich, transdisciplinary study. It is the first graduate program in the world to focus on inclusion as it intersects with wellness, disability, and economic policy from a global perspective.
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Overview

Students in the MA program in Global Inclusion and Social Development from University of Massachusetts Boston build knowledge and skills in the following areas:

  • Inclusion, social development, and globalization
  • Self-reflection and leadership
  • Ethics and professionalism
  • Critical and creative thinking and translation into practice
  • Communication
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Current and Historical Perspectives on Global Inclusion and Social Development
  • International Responses to Social Inclusion
  • Methods and Implications
  • Ethics and Professionalism in Global Inclusion and Social Development
  • Impacts on Innovations and Model Development
  • Strategies for Systemic Change
  • Supporting Communities and Embracing Cultures
  • Leadership in Global Inclusion and Social Development
  • Population Needs and Global Practices
  • Innovations Seminar

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Application deadline for national students: March 1st

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    39 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

To apply for admission to graduate study at UMass Boston, you must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution of recognized standing, or an international equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17466 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17466 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    8948 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8948 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    14529 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14529 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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