Applied Social Sciences
Be a Catalyst for Social Change
EMU’s department of applied social sciences offers *majors in social work, peacebuilding and development, and environmental sustainability *, equipping students to follow EMU’s mission and “witness faithfully, serve compassionately and walk boldly in the way of nonviolence and peace.”
Our students become catalysts for constructive social change, serving and leading all over the world. Our graduates are working hand-in-hand with children in the slums of Calcutta, effecting change in U.S. policy in Washington, D.C., and publishing scientific research with real-life applications.
Majors and Minors
Accelerated masters program
Beginning in fall 2013, an accelerated MA in conflict transformation will give students both a bachelors and master’s degree in conflict transformation through a five-year curriculum.
- June 1st, 2017
A neuroscience minor is the newest addition to the more than 60 academic programs of study already offered by Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). “This minor, housed jointly in EMU’s psychology … read more
- May 29th, 2017
Michael Bischoff MA ’02, who qualifies for disability benefits because of an aggressive brain cancer, suggests that we think anew about “people who receive disability benefits as released friends, people … read more
- May 24th, 2017
In the late 1990s, a Brazilian judge named Isabel Lima traveled to a conference in New Zealand to talk about her work with juvenile offenders in Terra Nova, a poor … read more