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Social Justice Studies

The certificate (for which participants do not earn academic credit) program in Social Justice Studies offer lay people and other individuals the opportunity to explore the intersections of social justice and theological studies without completing a full master's degree. The certificate in social justice studies can be completed by taking courses online or on campus.


15-16 hours of course work will be selected in consultation with an adviser, taking into consideration course prerequisites and the student's interests. For example, a student might consider ethics, biblical studies, history and theology, conflict and violence, gender and sexuality, feminist/womanist issues, liberation and post-colonial studies, black theology, and the Civil Rights movement.  

Admission Requirements:

Certificate students are not required to have a bachelor's degree.


The cost for certificate students is $40 per hour, meaning a 3 hour course is $120. Books are a separate cost.  There is no financial assistance available for certificate students.


For more information, contact MaryAnn Morris at 918.270.6464

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