|San Francisco State University
|August 1, 2023
The MA in Equity and Social Justice Education at SF State is designed for educators seeking to deepen their knowledge and skills related to issues of equity and social justice in education. The program is committed to improving the lives of all individuals, with a focus on addressing issues related to race, ethnicity, class, ability, language, gender, and sexual orientation.
The program offers theoretical, historical, and political perspectives on educational equity and social justice using an intersectional lens. Pedagogies and teaching philosophies modeled in classes are facilitative, interactive, and participatory, utilizing critical dialogue and reflection, class demonstrations, and simulations to gain insight into issues related to equity and social justice.
Graduates of the program work as leaders in various settings, including PK-12 schools, colleges and universities, community service agencies, and educational non-profits. The program is offered in a distance format, with almost all courses being fully online, allowing students to pursue their degree from anywhere.
The program provides students with the opportunity to explore issues in equity and social justice education that are meaningful to them, while being a part of a vibrant community of educators from the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. The program emphasizes social activism and encourages students to engage in critical reflection and dialogue to gain insight into issues related to equity and social justice.