Master of Education in Community Engagement
The Master of Education in Community Engagement (M.Ed.) prepares students to be non-profit leaders, social change activists and leaders in the national service-learning movement.
Finish in as little as 1 year
Start this summer - apply by May 13 Start this fall - apply by August 23.
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Two Pathways to Completion
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What You’ll Learn
Students in our program are passionate about addressing pressing social issues and needs through community organizing and community partnerships. You’ll gain a broad understanding of civic engagement, including trends, theoretical models and best practices. Our versatile degree prepares you for outreach and partnership work in schools, colleges, and the community.
Our Core Values
We embrace important core values, including:
- Inclusion. We welcome people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives who prepare us for global citizenship.
- Change. We pursue positive changes in ourselves, our institutions and our communities.
- Social Justice. We educate ourselves and our community to better understand power, privilege, and oppression and to find ways to build a more equitable and just society.
We develop, engage, and support a diverse learning community where we encourage courageous spaces for dialogue. We welcome individuals of all backgrounds and experiences to engage in our program as students, faculty, supervisors, speakers, and more.
You’ll find Merrimack graduates making a difference in prestigious jobs such as:
Nutrition Research and Outreach Assistant, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Program Coordinator, NYU School of Medicine, Office of Diversity Affairs
Residence Director, Bentley University
Education Specialist, Essex National Heritage Commission
Development/Social Media/Volunteer Coordinator, Plummer Home for Boys
Advisor, Career Pathways Bridge Program, Northern Essex Community College
For more information on the Master of Education in Community Engagement, contact the Office of Graduate Studies at firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-837-3563.