Bachelor of Science in Community Engagement and Education


$338 Per Credit

A community education bachelors program for people interested in community change, urban schooling, and social justice. Why Choose the Program?

  • Flexibility: Fully online and hybrid.
  • Affordability: Earn up to 42 credits for prior experience.
  • Individual Support: Responsive faculty who understand that students have lives beyond the classroom.
  • Diversity: Over 50% students of color.
  • Success: High graduation rates for students from all backgrounds.
  • Accepts a wide range of transfer credits, from military transcripted credits to credits from Associates degrees that do not usually transfer.
  • Articulation agreements allow additional credits from completed associates degrees in human services, early childhood education, business, and others.

Program Description

The Community Engagement and Education Program is designed for students interested in changing their community, working in non-school educational roles or taking leadership in community-based organizations. Some students also pursue licensure for teaching in public schools after graduation or teach in private or charter schools. Areas of study include child care, urban education, alternative education, policy and leadership in community- based organizations, race relations, and community engagement and social action.

Career Opportunities

Graduates have found positions in the following employment areas:

  • Nonprofit Sector Government Sector
  • K-12 Education: Teaching (often after post-bacc licensure)
  • University Sector (often after completing MS degree) Child Care Sector
  • Non-School Educators

Some graduates also continue their education by enrolling in a master’s program.


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