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Community Education, B.A.

35 Credits  |   Main Campus

This non-licensure track is for those interested in working in education and community settings where a license is not required.

As a community education major, you’ll gain a strong foundation in liberal arts coupled with professional preparation through internship and service-learning projects in the D.C. metro area. You’ll take education courses as well as courses in social science and humanities disciplines such as psychology, sociology, human relations, and business administration. Throughout your studies, you will cultivate your insight and learn the skill sets to educate, engage and empower our youth.

Take electives in the following recommended clusters to pursue your area of interest:

  • Early Childhood Development
  • Teaching and Learning in the Community
  • Special Education Advocacy
  • Equity and Diversity

What You’ll Learn

  • Gain real-world experience interning in non-profit or community-based organizations
  • Understand content related to administrative practices in community education
  • Develop research skills for use in program planning, policy analysis, and evaluation
  • Prepare for working in community services with an emphasis in education

Local Internships

Our Community Education students gain real-world experiences:


Service Learning
Neighborhood Tutoring Program

Global Careers

What can I do with this degree?

Students in the Community Education program can go on to work in a variety of programs such as:

After-School Coordinator
Community Service Programs
Non-Profit Organizations
Family Literacy Programs
Government Agencies
Non-Government Agencies

Trinity really works with you and is for you. The professors do their absolute best to support you and want you to succeed. The people at Trinity made a positive influence on me and I will greatly miss the staff and faculty.
Melissa Dunn, ’19 – Community Education

Education Policy

Master’s Degree
Curriculum and Instruction

Master’s Degree
Educational Administration

Applying to the Community Education, B.A. Program

Applying to Trinity is free, and Trinity reviews each application as soon as it is complete: you’ll get our decision right away.

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