Graduate Program in Critical and Creative Thinking
College of Education and Human Development
University of Massachusetts Boston

Since 1979, the graduate program in Critical and Creative Thinking at UMass Boston has provided students with knowledge, tools, experience, and support
to take the times it takes to become constructive, reflective agents of change
in organizations, education, social movements, science, and creative arts. See also for extensive details: Program Handbook.

Programs and Offerings

Extensive details can be found in the program handbook (see the link on the home page). Additionally, see the Learning Outcomes of the program.

Course Formats

  • Hybrid (regular class meetings; attend online or on campus)
  • Online (all participate from a distance, including varied approaches to combining synchronous meetings with asynchronous coursework – note that online courses may have required meetings, either weekly, or less frequently).

Faculty – see profiles


Supporting the Program

Those wishing to make financial contributions in support of CCT are invited to contribute to the Peter J. Taylor Memorial Scholarship for Critical and Creative Thinking or to the Delores B. Gallo Critical and Creative Thinking Endowment (choose the donation amount and then specify “Gallo Fund” in the Other field).