*Not a baccalaureate degree program
The Community Organizing and Development Minor prepares students with the skills and knowledge to help build economically and socially just communities and serve as agents for social change. The Community Organizing and Development Minor is grounded in a strengths-based, human rights and empowerment perspective that emphasizes the assets and resiliency of communities. The Minor is flexible and provides students with the opportunity to tailor coursework to their particular interests. It may complement a wide range of other majors such as law, public health, health and human services or sociology.
The UB School of Social Work is ranked among the best graduate schools of social work in the country, according to the most recent survey by U.S. News & World Report. Ranked in the top 10 percent of schools nationwide, the school was 25th in the overall survey in 2019.