Adler University

Master of Public Policy: Human Rights Advocacy Concentration


17 N. Dearborn

Suite 2100

Chicago, IL 60602

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Public Policy: Human Rights Advocacy Concentration

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Our Master of Public Policy: Human Rights Advocacy concentration prepares graduates to lead policy and advocacy efforts that foster human rights and social justice domestically and internationally. Our program
trains policy professionals to work in governmental, nonprofit, or private sectors applying established human rights standards, laws, and treaties.

Our innovative program meets the standards of the Higher Learning Commission and offers an academically rigorous curriculum that prepares students to be public policy leaders with a focus on human
rights-based advocacy.

Our immersive learning environment brings together classroom teaching with opportunities to gain real-world experience and implement solutions grounded in empirical research. Students focus on broader social,
economic, political, and environmental issues in a theoretical and historical context within our practice-based curriculum. Adler University is a recognized pioneer in graduate education, preparing socially responsible
practitioners to address today’s most urgent challenges.

  • Train to be a policy leader advancing human rights and social justice around the globe.
  • Earn your degree in one year of full-time study or two years of part-time study.
  • Create a schedule that works for you with evening classes.
  • Gain extensive real-world experience with a unique focus on socially responsible practice.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Locale: Large City