Capella University's online Master's in Social & Community Services program strengthens your ability to facilitate positive change in your community. The curriculum is designed to increase your understanding of such critical issues as cultural awareness, utilization of community resources, social change, advocacy and public policy.
As part of Capella's broad portfolio of public service leadership offerings, this program features a multidisciplinary approach to public service education that brings together faculty and learners from public administration, public safety, and health care, professions that often must work together to address complex public sector challenges. Students benefit because they gain an in-depth understanding of their specialized professions in the context of the larger public service environment.
This program is not designed to meet licensure requirements for the social work professions.
With your Master's in Social and Community Services from Capella, you'll evaluate the theories and practices of the social and community services profession, and advocate for social change through the application of valid, reliable and ethical research. You'll also learn to think and write critically in the social and community services profession. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.
View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at CapellaResults.com.
Common jobs with an online program in social and community services include community organizer, family specialist, generalist case manager, probation or correctional treatment specialist, program coordinator or program manager. Potential workplaces and fields include: aging/gerontology, child welfare/children's services, community organization, employment/occupational social services, international social services, management/administration, mental health/clinical social services or policy and planning.
For a More In-Depth Study
With this area of study, Capella also offers a program concentration — an opportunity to delve deeper into your specific knowledge area. Your program concentration can be included in your transcript to potentially enhance career opportunities.