Regardless of the track you pursue, you will be prepared to take on a leadership position and apply your skills toward strengthening democratic and community processes.
The program structure models the collaborative philosophy characteristic of the program. It is cross-disciplinary, meaning that it incorporates faculty from the School of Education, the Gore School of Business, the School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Nursing and Health Sciences, as well as the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center for the Environment, and the Diversity and Inclusion Center. The program also integrates the expertise of members of the community through an advisory board, class placements with community organizations, guest speakers, and team teaching with local experts.
The Master of Community Leadership is a program targeted for graduate students with the ability to connect different areas of study in order to achieve a more profound understanding of the topics. Students that pursue this program should be interested in how international issues affect their community and be capable of researching information to back up their points of view.Students have the option of choosing from one of the following specialized tracks:
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You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.Schedule TOEFL®
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
Application: Online Application or Printable Application
$50 application fee
Two letters of recommendation
Personal resume detailing professional work experience to include relevant job titles, work experiences, responsibilities, and related activities
Official college or university transcripts showing proof of baccalaureate degree
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.