The doctoral minor is available to PhD students at UW-Madison. The graduate/professional certificate is available to MS or PhD students at UW-Madison.
The graduate certificate/doctoral minor in Community-Engaged Scholarship (CES), hosted by Civil Society and Community Studies with support from the Morgridge Center, is a 9-12 credit program to train graduate students in CES, defined as teaching or research done in collaboration with community organizations or community partners in equitable, mutually beneficial, respectful relationships. Community-Engaged Scholarship can include community-based Learning, community-based research, and other community engagement and academic outreach efforts, including scholarship on CES. Through this program, students will feel confident to teach Community-based Learning courses, conduct community-based research, and/or lead community engagement initiatives. There are a variety of course offerings designed to meet your needs. The purpose of this graduate certificate/PhD minor program is to train graduate students in the practice of community-engaged scholarship (CES), which is defined as teaching or research that is done in collaboration with community organizations or community partners in equitable, mutually beneficial, respectful relationships.