Social Justice in Public ServiceGraduate Certificate
The Social Justice in Public Service graduate certificate develops public service leaders who can influence policy with a focus on social justice issues. Students explore 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. Students will be exposed to principles of social justice as they apply to government and the nonprofit sector in education, health, environment, transportation, and housing policy domains among others.
- 15 credit hours
- Interdisciplinary course offerings
- Credits may be applied toward other graduate programs
The Graduate Certificate in Social Justice in Public Service requires 15 credit hours beyond the bachelor’s degree, including two required courses and three elective courses.
For more information on the curriculum, please visit the UCF Graduate Catalog.
Admissions and Advising
Prospective students seeking enrollment in the Graduate Certificate in Social Justice in Public Service should submit the following for consideration:
- An official, sealed transcript of each college or university attended, showing a GPA of 2.5 or better
- A current resume
- A goal statement, no longer than two pages, addressing the following:
- What is your reason for pursuing this certificate and how does it fit into your future goals and plans?
- What specific areas of public policy interest you?
For more information on admissions, please contact our graduate advisor, Edlira Dursun.
Social Justice in Public Service Graduate Certificate