College of Community and Public Affairs

How will you change the world?

Departments and Programs

Community Research and Action PhD 

Training and development to conduct rigorous, interdisciplinary research that advances public scholarship to address critical social and community issues.

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Human Development BS

Rooted in collaborative instruction, the program explores the complexity of human conditions related to to equity, social justice, psychology, citizenship and health.

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Public Administration MPA

Working in collaboration with community-based organizations to prepare students to be the leaders, innovators, and public and non-profit service managers of tomorrow.

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Social Work MSW

Preparing professionals for autonomous, knowledge-based, advanced generalist practice within an integrated community of scholars, practitioners and learners.

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Student Affairs Administration MS

Providing the theory, network and professional development needed to launch careers in higher education.

Student Affairs Administration

Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership

Preparing competent, qualified educators who are well-grounded in their disciplines and capable of reaching out to work collaboratively with others.

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Dual Degrees

If you are interested in more than one graduate program at CCPA, consider a dual degree. We offer two within the college, as well as a dual degree with the Decker School Nursing.

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University Community Schools

Goes beyond school hours to take advantage of needed health and social services, enrichment, recreation and arts programs. 

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Our Community and Network

Our graduates are leaders in nearly every field of public and community service due to their talent and desire for change.