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Curriculum and Instruction for Social Justice

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The Curriculum and Instruction for Social Justice graduate program is an interdisciplinary degree which unpacks the field of K-12 education, teaching, and the impact on society. This 33-credit fully online Master of Arts degree is designed to help students understand the broader field of education, critically analyze it, and consider it as an instrument of positive change by studying social, cultural, philosophical, and historical issues in and about education within a rapidly changing global society.

Grounded in social justice theories and informed by current understandings of learning, graduates will appreciate the rich assets within marginalized communities that can be harnessed to enhance the lives of students and empower communities, while understanding how dominant structures and institutions have been created resulting in adverse purposes.