The graduate certificate in Human Rights Practice provides a cost-effective path for working individuals who desire fully online, graduate-level human rights training. Students will graduate with a portfolio of applied work, a large network of contacts, and marketable skills for the practice and application of human rights.
The online graduate certificate in Human Rights Practice is a professionally oriented program designed to provide participants with the foundational knowledge, critical perspectives and practical skills to advance human rights around the globe. Students will help produce white papers, webinars, shadow reports and other forms of human rights work.
The curriculum is designed for individuals involved in human rights work across multiple disciplines, including activists and those working in non-governmental organizations. This certificate may also be appropriate for governmental officials and individuals working in some corporations.
Our curriculum features applied problem-solving and extensive interaction, including video guest lectures and modules taught by leading practitioners. Each student will have the opportunity to complete an applied project or take course electives tailored to their own interests and based on current trends in human rights. The flexible online program will especially appeal to students from around the globe who are unable to travel to the U.S.
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The graduate certificate in Human Rights Practice requires 12 credits to complete and can typically be completed in 4–9 months. The program allows up to three transfer credits.