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MA Programs in Human Rights in North America 2021

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. A master's degree prepares students to lead or manage. A master's degree also prepares a person for a range of pursuits through specialized study of a field.As a natural segue topic for many degrees, the study of human rights can provide a broad understanding of the issues and current moral dilemmas surrounding the proper treatment of people. Th… Read more

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. A master's degree prepares students to lead or manage. A master's degree also prepares a person for a range of pursuits through specialized study of a field.

As a natural segue topic for many degrees, the study of human rights can provide a broad understanding of the issues and current moral dilemmas surrounding the proper treatment of people. This area of study may be ideal for law, education, business, or government students.

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University of San Francisco - School of Education
San Francisco, USA

Grounded in the practice of critical pedagogy, this program provides a dynamic learning community where students benefit from rigorous experience both in the classroom and in ... +

Grounded in the practice of critical pedagogy, this program provides a dynamic learning community where students benefit from rigorous experience both in the classroom and in the community. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Denver, Josef Korbel School of International Studies
Denver, USA

The MA in International Human Rights provides students with the opportunity to explore issues of human dignity while critically examining the norms, processes, and institution ... +

The MA in International Human Rights provides students with the opportunity to explore issues of human dignity while critically examining the norms, processes, and institutions designed to promote and protect human rights in our globalizing world. The program is unique among its peers for its interdisciplinary nature, linking human rights to development, health, security and humanitarian assistance, and for its emphasis on theory and practice. For breadth, the core curriculum offers courses in human rights theory, history, law, foreign policy and economic development. Courses with thematic perspectives link human rights to security, economic development, administration, gender and other issues. -
MA
English
Campus
 
Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego
San Diego, USA

The Kroc School offers a 21-month Master of Arts in Peace and Justice (MAPJ; full-time and part-time) for individuals who want to create positive change and address today’s mo ... +

The Kroc School offers a 21-month Master of Arts in Peace and Justice (MAPJ; full-time and part-time) for individuals who want to create positive change and address today’s most urgent challenges. Application deadline is January 19. -
MA MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 6 years
English
Sep 2022
19 Jan 2022
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 

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Kean University
New York, USA +1 More

he Masters of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Kean University – one of only three such programs in the United States – is exceptionally poised to inspire leaders in ... +

he Masters of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Kean University – one of only three such programs in the United States – is exceptionally poised to inspire leaders in education, human rights, public policy, and other growing professional fields for the 21st century. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
 
Brandeis University Heller School for Social and Policy Management
Waltham, USA

Our 16-month Conflict Resolution and Coexistence program (COEX) offers a practical, skills-based curriculum that prepares students to become responsible peacebuilding practiti ... +

Our 16-month Conflict Resolution and Coexistence program (COEX) offers a practical, skills-based curriculum that prepares students to become responsible peacebuilding practitioners in conflict areas around the world or their community. The COEX program trains students to mediate and dialogue across differences, even in heightened emotional stress, trauma, and power imbalances. -
MA
Full-time
16 months
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Arizona State University New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
Phoenix, USA

The MA program in social justice and human rights addresses urgent social issues related to human security, labour, migration, children, family, education, and the environment ... +

The MA program in social justice and human rights addresses urgent social issues related to human security, labour, migration, children, family, education, and the environment. The coursework in this theoretically and methodologically rigorous program examines social issues in contexts defined by multiple intersecting forms of social identity and disadvantage, including gender, race, ethnicity, class, sexuality, and nationality. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Online
 

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