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School of Social Sciences & Human Development


The School of Social Sciences & Human Development is committed to educating students who will not only succeed in their chosen careers, but will also utilize their professional training and expertise to contribute positively to society at large. The School facilitates student initiative through both independent and group work, and encourages students to develop innovative and creative problem-solving strategies, as potential leaders, managers, and pioneers.

The curriculum is designed to foster effective communication skills, and to strengthen the ability to analyze information in order to make sound decisions. Particular emphasis is given throughout these courses to issues of integrity, honesty and social responsibility. Newbury graduates of the School of Social Sciences & Human Development are well-prepared for professional employment in related areas such as criminal justice, psychology, human services, political science, sociology, and philosophy, or for further education in graduate or professional school.