Marygrove College

Graduate Studies & Professional Development

Master of Arts in Social Justice

Address:

8425 West McNichols Road

Detroit, MI 48221

United States

Phone:

1-313-927-1240

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Social Justice

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Social Justice degree flows from the mission of Marygrove College. The social justice graduate program is ideal for those interested in learning and promoting social justice/ change and becoming a scholar/activist. The social justice degree provides for analysis and reflection in the ways of thinking, including the values, assumptions, and the actions that maintain the economic, political, and cultural structures that shape our lives. It also seeks to build competencies and skills to transform these structures toward a more just society. In addition, this social justice graduate program seeks to create an internal culture of justice among the candidates.

SOCIAL JUSTICE DEGREE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 

  • Non-profit Management
  • Politics and Government Affairs
  • Public Interest Advocacy
  • Public Interest Law
  • International or Multicultural Affairs
  • Diversity & Social Justice Consultation
  • Corporate Giving
  • Media
  • Public Affairs
  • Human Services

SPECIFIC SOCIAL JUSTICE DEGREE PROGRAM INFORMATION

  • At the end of this Master’s in social justice degree program, students gain the practical tools, specialized skills, and policy knowledge to:
  • Conduct social analysis
  • Understand the dynamics of organizational development
  • Manage the leadership of social justice initiatives
  • Unmask the assumptions that shape economic, political and cultural structures
  • Advocate effective strategies to maximize potential for social justice.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS TO THE SOCIAL JUSTICE DEGREE PROGRAM

  • Submit a graduate application
  • Send official transcripts for the Bachelor degree-awarding institution directly to Marygrove College: Office of Admissions
  • Have a minimum 3.0 grade point average
  • Create a Career Plan
  • Have an interview with director
     

Accreditation:

Marygrove College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), an independent corporation that is one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. The Higher Learning Commission accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Loans are available regardless of need and credit history. Repayment and deferment options vary depending on type of loan. Students must file a FAFSA to be eligible. Veteran benefits may also be available. FAFSA Code: 002284.

Locale: Large City

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