UMass Boston


Our graduates are trained to take on leadership roles in a variety of fields. Here are some examples of how a SGISD graduate could put a degree from our school to use:

  • Running a women's shelter in an underserved rural community in the U.S.
  • Supporting veterans with disabilities to find fulfilling work
  • Training people who are blind or have low vision to navigate independently
  • Working with an international nonprofit to empower communities hit hard by natural disasters
  • Serving as a consultant to the United Nations on issues around equal access to education
  • Conducting research into employment and compensation patterns across ethnic groups in a developing country

Our students hold internships and paid positions at a variety of nonprofit and academic organizations while completing their degrees. Here are some examples:


School for Global Inclusion and Social Development
in the College of Education and Human Development