Academic Opportunities


Students in the College of Social Behavioral Sciences are eligible for many different study opportunities, both domestic and abroad, on campus and off.

  • Civic Engagement and Service Learning
    UMass CESL promotes learning for life-long, engaged citizenship, partnering with communities on and off campus to work collectively for a more just society.
  • Domestic Exchange
    spend a semester or a year at one of over 180 participating colleges and universities across the country.
  • Five College Interchange
    As a UMass student, you can take courses at the other four colleges within a 10-mile radius: Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith.
  • Internships and Co-ops
    Learn new skills, work alongside professionals in the field, and explore your career goals.
  • Residential Academic Programs
    Unique living and learning opportunities designed to help first-year students have a smooth transition to UMass Amherst.
  • Study Abroad
    UMass is among the top 10 US universities where students graduate with internship experience, and students frequently cite study abroad as a life-changing experience!