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 12 - 18 months*
Start this summer - apply by May 11, 2020
Graduate Info Session: March 25
Join us at this year’s graduate open house to learn more about our career-focused curriculum, field experience and faculty. Our program director, as well as admission and financial aid counselors, will be available to answer any of your questions.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Check-in begins at 5:30 p.m. with refreshments. The event starts at 6 p.m. and ends at 7:30 p.m.
Customized for You
Two Pathways to Completion
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*Completion time of the program will be discussed with your academic advisor and based on course availability.
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.