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Advance your career and develop your professional qualifications in Community Engagement. 

Take an online graduate course for graduate credit, to audit, or toward our online, innovative
Master of Education in Community Engagement.  This is an online, 36-credit M.Ed. program.

 

Choose from three online graduate courses offered this Fall 2019:

CME 6025G Community Engagement in Higher Education (4 credits)
Sept. 3 - December 20, 2019
This course examines the contemporary community engagement movement – e.g., service-learning, civic and community engagement, community-based research – in higher education. It explores key programmatic issues such as course development, student outcomes, and community partnerships as well as core theoretical questions. The courses will focus on the limits and possibilities of community engagement in higher education through multiple frames of reference: technical, cultural, political, and conceptual.This course examines the critical role of fundraising and development in nonprofit organizations and other community settings. Students will have the opportunity to develop a grant proposal. Students will become knowledgeable about a wide range of fundraising strategies and techniques, such as capital campaigns and event planning. They will consider related issues including branding, community relations, and use of social media. 

CME 506G Community Organization and Development (4 credits)
Sept 3. - December 20, 2019

This course examines place-based community organizing and development from a social justice perspective. Through case studies, students learn about current issues and approaches to community change. The course emphasizes organizing in low-income communities and provides an assets-based approach. The course will address key issues such as housing, economic development, neighborhood revitalization, and sustainability, with a focus on the social and political aspects of development.

CME 540G Fundraising, Grant Writing and Development (4 credits)
Sept. 3 - December 20, 2019
This course examines the critical role of fundraising and development in nonprofit organizations and other community settings. Students will have the opportunity to develop a grant proposal. Students will become knowledgeable about a wide range of fundraising strategies and techniques, such as capital campaigns and event planning. They will consider related issues including branding, community relations, and use of social media.

 

Partnering with Campus Compact

Merrimack College is partnering with Campus Compact to support the Community Engagement Professional Credentialing Program.  Please contact us to learn more!

 

 

For More Information
Contact Alexandra Harrigan, Office of Graduate Admission, at harrigana@merrimack.edu.