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Program at a Glance

Graduate Certificate
College of Community Innovation and Education
School of Public Administration
U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges - Most Innovative 2021

The Social Justice in Public Service graduate certificate seeks to develop leaders who can influence policy to create social justice. Students will obtain a theoretical background in social justice, exploring topics such as human rights, income distribution and the role of markets. Students will understand factors that contribute to inequity among various groups, with a focus on providing a theoretical background and methods to analyze social justice issues in public service. They will understand principles of social justice as they apply to government and nonprofit sector in education, health, transportatuion, and housing policy domains among others.

Application Deadlines

December 1
June 1

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