A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.
Courses in Social Sciences teach students to interact carefully and kindly with others, with an emphasis on at-risk populations. Common studies often include psychology, sociology, ethics, research, grant writing and social policy. Students may specialize in topics such as mental health, family services and substance abuse.
Peru is a good and cheap place to embark on Spanish courses (once you are there), especially in the capital, Lima. Peru is the third largest country in South America with a diverse climate having different habitats like the coast, jungle and highlands. Highest ranking university is Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú in Lima.
Top Master Programs in Social Science Studies in Peru 2018
Through IPSL’s independently designed and curated reflections seminars, “Community Organizing and Social Activism (COSA), “ students receive a foundation of the history and key practices of community building and civic engagement, from domestic and international volunteerism, community organizing, grassroots social movements, and activism. [+]
The Master of Arts in Community Organizing and Social Activism (COSA) has built-in study abroad terms and is designed to meet the international demand for ethical leaders who can effectively engage and facilitate partnerships and empower communities.
Similar to IPSL Institute for Global Learning’s MA in International Development & Service (IDS), students are prepared for careers with nonprofit, government, and community development organizations through an interdisciplinary program that combines rigorous academic training with hands-on skill development through volunteer service in several countries.
Recent graduates have focused on the following themes:Community-based Development, Global Health Issues, Environmental Justice, Disability Advocacy, International Education & Exchange, Peace and Reconciliation, Indigenous Rights, Sustainable Development, …. and other exciting fields within international development ... [-]