Academics

Our courses enable students to:

  • Apply work in the classroom to contemporary social problems
  • Design, analyze, implement, and evaluate social programs and provide service to individuals
  • Work in the community against injustice, discrimination, and poverty, while making a focused impact on the people living here in Washington, DC

Lifelong benefits include:

  • Applied learning, service, and leadership opportunities
  • Development, research and entrepreneurial experience
  • Team building, cross cultural, and interpersonal interaction
  • Enhancement of skill and experience attractive to private sector and non-profit organizations
  • Documented leadership awards
  • Acceptance at top graduate schools
  • A supportive Alumni network

Undergraduate Program

For information about our major and minor requirements follow the links below. Also please feel free to come and chat with Professor Michelle Kelso, Program Director. 

Major Requirements in Human Services & Social Justice (HSSJ)

Minor Requirements in Human Services & Social Justice (HSSJ)

2019-20 Course Guide: Preparing for a Career in Human Services & Social Justice

Combined BA/MA with a major in Human Services & Social Justice and Master of Public Administration

Eligible and interested students may apply for a combined dual degree program to earn Bachelor of Arts with a major in Human Services & Social Justice (HSSJ) and a Masters of Public Administration. Students should apply to the MPA Program the fall of their third year.