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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 and evaluation research fields. Opportunities include careers as community developers, 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 and community 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 helped build a water system and conducted a dental hygiene workshop in Peru during their spring break.

Beacon Voyages for Service

Gives UMass Boston students the opportunity to go on service trips all over the world

“I urge everyone to go on an alternative break trip. The trips offer so many invaluable lessons. “

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