Graduate Minor in Social Justice Policy

About the Graduate Minor

Note: This graduate minor is not enrolling students in AY 2022-2023.

The graduate minor in Social Justice Policy is an intensive course of study that builds knowledge of the principles of social and deliberative justice, equity, and ethics, and develops skills in applying these principles to enhance individual and population health. Students learn ways to assure that organizational priorities and strategies focus on improving and maintaining health as a basic human right. Students are required to take four courses from a selection of course offerings from the Dornsife School of Public Health.

Admission Requirements

This graduate minor is not enrolling students in AY 2022-2023.

Program Requirements

Required Courses
HMP 550Health Disparities: Systemic, Structural, Environmental & Economic3.0
HMP 551Historical and Contemporary Developments in Social Justice3.0
Electives (Select Two)6.0
Public Health Ethics
Intersectional Perspectives
Environmental and Occupational Health Policy
Environmental Health in Vulnerable Populations
Maternal & Child Health Policy
Legal Aspects of Public Health
Policy Analysis for Population Health
Violence, Trauma and Adversity in Public Health
Public Health and the Complexity of Mental Health Policy: Exploring Past, Present, and Future
Public Health Advocacy and Activism
Health Systems Policy Analysis
Abolition Frameworks for Public Health: Transformative Policies for a New Society
Disability and Measurement
Medicaid and Disability Policy
Health and Human Rights
Total Credits12.0

Additional Information

For more information about this minor, contact:

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