College of Public and Community Service

College of Public and Community Service


The College of Public and Community Service (CPCS) provides opportunities for academic studies and professional development in the community development, human services and evaluation research fields. Opportunities include careers as community developers, labor leaders, advocates for the elderly, and human services providers.

As a recognized leader in education for social change and civic engagement, CPCS prepares students to actively engage with individuals and communities in order to achieve social and economic justice. It forges partnerships with public agencies, community organizations, and labor organizations to build healthy, safe, sustainable communities; remove obstacles to achieve a fair and democratic society; and challenge the status quo.

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Why UMass Boston?

UMass Boston students study archaeology at Gore Place, the estate of former Massachusetts Governor Christopher Gore.

Gore Place

Study early American history right at the source

Students are working on the first major excavation of a 19th-century greenhouse in New England.

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