Graduate Certificate in Multiculturalism & Social Justice
Saybrook University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Multiculturalism & Social Justice is a political science degree that helps students appreciate the cultural variables found in human interactions.  With this political science degree, students gain an understanding of the wide variation in cultural values, histories, worldviews, and expectations while also developing an understanding of how critical effective communication is.  You will develop a multicultural perspective that appreciates the cultural diversity found within a pluralistic society while enhancing your ability to develop assessment tools, training programs, clinical and community interventions, and government policy.  Coursework is grounded in a global perspective with emphasis placed upon social justice and change. 

This degree in political science builds on the students’ cultural backgrounds to develop solid foundations for further development of multicultural perspectives and offers an opportunity to study topics including:

  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Spirituality
  • Social Justice
  • Socioeconomic Issues


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • Resume or CV
  • Personal statement
  • Letter of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

WASC Senior College and University Commission