Inner City Studies, M.A.


Northeastern Illinois University

Type

Master's programs

Location

North America

Chicago

United States

Location

United States

Chicago

Type

Master's programs


Graduate students receive emphasis on the scholar/activist tradition, preparing those who work and live in the inner city to understand and participate in the richness of the African-American and other communities. The graduate program places in-depth examination and analysis of the multiplicity of research issies, problems, assumptions, and questions about inner city communities from an African-centered perspective. The aim of this approach is to forge new understandings of human relationships in Chicago area inner city communities and worldwide. Students in this program generally acquire employment in administrative, executive, and teaching positions in inner city educational, human, and social service agencies.