MASTERSTUDIES

6 Masters Programs in Community Service

Students can expand their career potential with a master’s degree. The intensive study of a particular field can give graduates the added edge in the workplace. A master’s degree is also usually a necessary stepping stone for those pursuing doctoral work or certain fields of study.

What is a Master in Community Service? The program generally teaches human behavior, social justice and social policy analysis. Students may study global health issues, environmental justice, community-based development, indigenous rights and social work. Volunteer opportunities may be available for students to expand their knowledge and skills. Course work can lean toward more humanitarian work or social work depending on the interests of the student and the program. Most students complete the programs in one to two years of study.

A community service degree program can hone useful skills. Research skills and effective leadership techniques can benefit the community and the student in his or her work. The ability to deal with individual differences can benefit workplace function as well as interpersonal relationships.

The cost of a master's degree varies between institutions. Before committing to a program, research the institution, degree plan and fees. The course load, location and other factors could influence the cost.

A Master in Community Service can prepare students for positions working as community developers, nonprofit directors and government analysts. Positions in social work may be available both domestically and internationally, as it is a growing field in need of qualified individuals. Graduates have worked in foreign services, diplomatic services and the corporate sector. The medical field offers potential job opportunities, such as wellness program manager and outreach director. Students can also use the degree to move into managerial and leadership roles.

Community service degree programs often require hands-on immersion. Students can choose from opportunities around the world or flexible online courses. Begin the search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

6 Results in Community Service Filter

Master of Social Work - Community Specialization

Sacred Heart University Online
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20&nbsp;-&nbsp;42 months
English
Online

You'll expand the level care and assistance you can provide to vulnerable populations and be a force of positive change in your community when you earn your Master of Social W ...

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Master's Degree in Community Social Work, Management and Evaluation of Social Services

Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Master
Sep 2020
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2 semesters
Spanish
Campus

The Master in Community Social Work, Management and Evaluation of Social Services (60ECTS) is professional and has begun to be taught as such 2010-2011. It aims to respond to ...

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Master in Community Organizing and Social Activism (COSA)

IPSL Institute for Global Learning
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12 months
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online

Through IPSL’s independently designed and curated reflections seminars, “Community Organizing and Social Activism (COSA), “ students receive a foundation of the history and ke ...

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Master's Degree in Communication, Development and Social Change

Uniminuto
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2 years
Spanish
Campus

The Master in Communication, Development and Social Change is a four-semester academic program whose purpose is to train researchers and professionals with the ability to perf ...

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Master in Community Development

University of New Hampshire Carsey School of Public Policy
Master
Sep 2020
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14&nbsp;-&nbsp;24 months
English
Campus
Online

The Community Development Policy and Practice program prepares you to tackle complex community development issues by engaging with leading experts and academics in a program d ...

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Master in Social Work

Miriam College
Master
Nov 2020
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2 years
English
Campus

The Master in Social Work (MSW) is a research and policy-oriented graduate program intended for social workers and social development practitioners.

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