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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, gerontology 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.


CPCS Newsletter

Moving Forward with Innovation and Dialogue Read More 

Why UMass Boston?

UMass Boston alumnus Bill Bratton, the only person to lead both the NYPD and LAPD, speaks at a podium.

William J. Bratton

Boston State College, BS, Public Service/Public Administration, 1975

The education of “America’s Top Cop” involved acquiring an “appreciation of differences.”

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