A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.
Social Sciences programs usually include courses in psychology, sociology and ethics that teach students how to channel their natural compassion into useful, effective action that helps vulnerable populations such as abuse victims, substance abusers, criminals and the disabled. Career opportunities include treatment facilities, home healthcare, non-profit organizations and government agencies.
Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.
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Binghamton University offers an innovative master’s program in Sustainable Communities. This program reflects vital community needs for collaborative policies, processes and relationships. [+]
The Masters of Education program in Community Development & Action is a two-year practitioner-focused degree in the HOD department, preparing students for professional leadership as change agents in local communities. [+]
This multidisciplinary course is for candidates who wish to give the tools to become professionals and develop leaders capable of identifying current challenges and to propose innovative solutions. [+]
The specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in regional and territorial development as analysts able to understand complex situations faced by stakeholders involved in the social, economic and cultural action at various territorial levels and to formulate a diagnosis and solutions to guide social change. [+]
The MA in study of psychosocial practices accompanying social workers to help them renew their practices and interventions in order to deploy more fully the potential and create new knowledge. [+]
The MA in regional development is focused on the analysis of problems and development challenges of regions and territories. [+]
The University of San Francisco M.A. in Asia Pacific Studies program (MAPS) explores in depth the economic powerhouses of 21st century Asia and their embrace of the explosive forces of modernization. Located in the exciting center of America's most Asia-focused city, MAPS is an innovative program that studies both the economic and social dynamism of modern Asia and its rich history and cultural continuity. [+]
Master in Asia Pacific StudiesThe University of San Francisco M.A. in Asia Pacific Studies program (MAPS) explores in depth the economic powerhouses of 21st century Asia and their embrace of the explosive forces of modernization. Located in the exciting center of America's most Asia-focused city, MAPS is an innovative program that studies both the economic and social dynamism of modern Asia and its rich history and cultural continuity.As the Pacific Century unfolds, the MAPS Program is designed to serve the needs and schedules of both traditional graduate students and working professionals who seek an advanced education in East Asian cultures, economies and societies. With its interdisciplinary approach to the Asia Pacific region, MAPS prepares students for a broad spectrum of careers in the following areas:... [-]