Our community. Your future.

Northeastern is a university that empowers—cultivating a drive to make a difference in the greater community. Here, our students work hard and maximize their opportunities inside and outside of the classroom.

Our Urban Community Studies program will help you build upon a foundation of experience and skills to propel your career forward. The program places intense emphasis on preparing students for scholar/activist work that addresses the interests and issues of urban residents, particularly communities of color. Our dedicated faculty and multi-layered approach combine theory, research and practice so that graduates have the knowledge and qualities needed to make a difference in society.