Health & Safety

Emerson is providing this information based on its current plans and in accordance with health and safety information currently available. Emerson may, in its discretion, or under direction of government or health authorities, change plans regarding modalities of courses or activities, and physical access to any facilities.


Politics, Activism, Leadership classes meet on the following schedule:

  • Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST

Example of past Summer Topics

  • What is Politics? What is Communication? What is Social Advocacy?  
  • The nuts and bolts of political Speechwriting; Aristotle and Persuasion
  • Discussions on civic engagement and conflict resolution
  • The role of political polling, or political market research, in the age of instantaneous 
  • Leadership tactics and styles
  • Recognizing and managing bias: Societal norms and change

Emerson College reserves the right to change any provision of this program at any time. The College specifically reserves the right to change its tuition rates and any other financial charges. The College also reserves the right to rearrange its courses and class hours, to drop courses for which registration falls below the minimum enrollment, and to change instructor assignments.

Note: pre-college programs are not eligible for Emerson College's employee tuition benefits.