The graduate certificate/doctoral minor in Community-Engaged Scholarship (CES), hosted by Civil Society and Community Studies with support from the Morgridge Center for Public Service, is a 9-12 credit program to train graduate students in CES, defined as teaching or research done in collaboration with community organizations or community partners in equitable, mutually beneficial, respectful relationships.
CES can include:
- Community-based (service) learning,
- Community-based research,
- Other community engagement and academic outreach efforts, including scholarship on CES.
Through this program, students will feel confident to teach community-based learning courses, conduct community-based research, and/or lead community engagement initiatives. There are a variety of course offerings designed to meet your needs.
Required Courses Include:
Approved elective courses include, but are not limited to: