Kansas State University

Social Justice Education Graduate Certificate


1615 Anderson Avenue

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS 66502

United States





Program Information

Degree Offered:

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The social justice education graduate certificate focuses on the principles of social justice education that promote equitable, sustainable and transformative change in various formal and non-formal educational settings.

The program illustrates how to take theory to practice and collaboratively create meaningful and sustainable changes in communities and workplaces such as neighborhoods, companies, schools, the military and nonprofits.

The primary goal of social justice is to ensure all groups have the opportunity to receive resources equally. The principles of social justice education promote equitable, sustainable and transformative change in various educational settings. The social justice education program prepares educators and others to recognize, name and combat inequities in schools, communities and society.

Careers in Social Justice Education
This graduate certificate will provide an interdisciplinary experience that is appropriate for students from a range of academic programs, such as social work, family studies, agricultural education, counseling, advising, curriculum and instruction, educational leadership, women’s studies and sociology.

Many professionals currently working in service organizations, educational settings and counseling programs will also benefit by adding this learning experience to their knowledge base.


"Kansas State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools 30 N. LaSalle St. Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602. The Professional Education Unit at Kansas State University is accredited by

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Remote Town

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