About the College
In our interconnected world, understanding the causes of social exclusion is crucial. Classes at the School for Global Inclusion and Social Development will focus on research-supported practices that increase inclusion regionally, nationally, and around the world. Instruction is delivered on campus, online, and through international exchange programs.
Students who are interested in program development, evaluation, and research will find this school’s offerings engaging. Our cutting-edge programs will address inclusion and social development through a transdisciplinary approach.
Graduates will be trained to take on leadership roles in:
- Nonprofit management
- Global program and policy development
- International relations
- National and international education
- Global research and intervention practices
The Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) is a central component of the School for Global Inclusion and Social Development. Since the 1960s, the ICI has been a leader in disability research, advocacy, and training. The ICI is a research institute run by UMass Boston and affiliated with Boston Children’s Hospital.
We are in the process of developing master’s and doctoral programs in the area of global inclusion and social development. Stay tuned for more information.