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Human Rights Education, MA


Graduates of the Human Rights Education MA program are educators and activists who work in a variety of settings.

What can you do with a Human Rights Education MA?

  • Non-governmental organizations or schools in the U.S. or internationally
  • Work with immigrants or refugees in the U.S. in some capacity (teacher, youth development worker, after-school educator)
  • Work in curriculum development or program design for global education programs
  • Work in policy settings such as state or national departments of education
  • Work in agencies like UNICEF, Save the Children, CARE, etc.

Alumni Positions

Here are just some of the jobs our graduates hold:

  • A youth development worker with a non-profit serving homeless youth
  • A curriculum designer and trainer for an immigrant rights organization
  • A Fulbright recipient
  • A community organizer with low-income communities
  • A faculty member at a community college teaching Peace and Human Rights
  • An educator of immigrant and refugee youth
  • A study abroad coordinator for undergraduate students

Monisha Bajaj at TEDxTeachersCollege

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In this talk, Monisha Bajaj tells her own personal story about how her family has inspired her work in the field of international educational development, focusing on India and the global South at large.