Program Details

Prepares change agents for service in urban communities. Addresses the critical need for effective urban, Christian leadership
Wayne, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Area, Ethnic & Cultural Studies

Program Overview

Program Description:
The MA in Urban Studies prepares change agents for service in urban communities. Students choose from three concentrations: Community Development, Youth Development and Community Arts. - The Community Development concentration prepares professionals for implementing holistic revitalization efforts in urban communities. Upon completion of the program, students understand how to address complex neighborhood needs in the urban context through careers in non-profit organizations, government, non-governmental agencies, social services, ministries, and parachurch organizations. - The Youth Development concentration prepares professionals to serve youth in an urban context. Upon completion of the program, students are equipped to understand and engage youth as well as provide quality youth development and ministry programs. - The Community Arts concentration prepares creative practitioners to transform communities. This is accomplished by equipping creative practitioners proficient in various art forms (i.e. dance, music, spoken word and poetry, fine arts, multi-media arts) with knowledge of and experience in using their art form as a means of development in both local and global settings

Additional Program Information

The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association
Financial Aid:
- Completed application - $35 application fee payable to Eastern University - Official transcript (Postmarked to GPS Admissions) from any College or University that you have attended - Undergraduate degree, 2.5 GPA minimum - Current resume - A signed Disclosure of Online Learning - Completed essay questions (serve as a writing sample) - An undergraduate degree in a social science is preferred

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