Human Rights Education Master's Program

Grounded in critical thinking and positive action, this program provides a rigorous human rights education in the classroom and community. You'll graduate prepared to tackle—and to teach about—inequities based on race, class, gender, sexual identity, religion, and nation.

Program Highlights

  • The only opportunity in the US to receive a master’s degree in human rights education.
  • Rich in-class learning experiences with expert faculty blended with opportunities for practical work in schools and community organizations in the Bay Area.
  • Pedagogy aimed at addressing inequities based on race, class, gender, sexual identity, religion, and nation.

Program Overview.

Join our diverse community

Our students arrive at USF as educators, filmmakers, community organizers, after-school program directors, and more, eager to explore new ways of reading the world using a human rights framework

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