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USF Master of Arts in Human Rights Education


A new Master of Arts in Human Rights Education is offered by the University of San Francisco School of Education. One of its unique features is that students can complete the coursework required to obtain the degree in as few as 18 months but also can choose to stretch their study up to five years. However, according to the Programme’s website most students finish within 2 academic years.

The tuition costs for the 30 credits Human Rights Education Master is 1,130$ per credit. Fortunately two types of scholarships are available for students: The Admission scholarship, which covers 3-6 units in the first academic year and the Social Justice Scholarship, which “recognizes and encourages USF School of Education students who are and/or seek to be transformative change agents in their schools, professions and communities”. Additionally “The Marin R. Muruli Fellowship” will provide up to $7,500 for a Kenyan student.

Career paths include working for NGOs and schools, working with immigrants or refugees, designing global Education programs, working in policy or working with International Organizations like the United Nations or renowned NGOs like Save the Children and CARE.

Another great way to figure out if this Master programme is suitable for you is to contact current students and direct your questions at them. Their contact details are available on the Master programme’s website.

Official Website: USF Master of Arts in Human Rights Education

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