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Overview for Community Organization and Advocacy

A program that focuses on the theories, principles, and practice of providing services to communities, organizing communities and neighborhoods for social action, serving as community liaisons to public agencies, and using community resources to furnish information, instruction, and assistance to all members of a community. May prepare individuals to apply such knowledge and skills in community service positions.

Careers for Community Organization and Advocacy Majors

A major in Community Organization and Advocacy is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Community Organization and Advocacy

Top 43 U.S. Colleges with the highest percentage of Community Organization and Advocacy among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Metropolitan College of New York
New York, NY
Moderately Selective$16,750 
Springfield College
Springfield, MA
Moderately Selective$26,480 
Boricua College
New York, NY
Moderately Selective$9,500 
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 Sojourner-Douglass College
Baltimore, MD
Open Admissions$7,920 
SUNY Empire State College
Saratoga Springs, NY
Moderately Selective$13,095 
Macon State College
Macon, GA
Open Admissions$8,280 
University of Bridgeport
Bridgeport, CT
Moderately Selective$25,465 
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Black Hills State University
Spearfish, SD
Moderately Selective$6,641 
 Touro College
New York, NY
Moderately Selective$13,600 
Humphreys College-Stockton and Modesto Campuses
Stockton, CA
Open Admissions$9,648 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.