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Margaret Sass

Portrait of Margaret Sass with her hair down, wearing a red top.

Faculty Associate for Service-Learning and Lecturer in the Department of Interdisciplinary Professional Studies and Bachelor of Applied Science Programs


Margaret Sass began her academic career earning a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a master’s degree in communication from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. After graduating, Sass moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in marketing and public relations in the nonprofit sector. Sass returned to academia in 2004 by entering and graduating from a Southern California law school. After she completed her J.D., she moved to Boise to complete her educational specialist degree and her doctorate in education, curriculum and instruction.

She began her teaching career in California in 2004 and has continually taught courses in wills and trusts, hospitality law, business law, communication and multidisciplinary studies. Her main interest is implementing and researching service-learning in higher education curriculum.

Her education background is as follows:

  • Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice (University of Nevada, Las Vegas)
  • Master of Arts, Communications (University of Nevada, Las Vegas)
  • Juris Doctorate (Western University School of Law)
  • EdS, Educational Specialist (Boise State University)
  • EdD, Curriculum and Instruction (Boise State University)