Social Justice and Diversity Education, Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificate in Social Justice and Diversity Education

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

  • Fully Online
  • 15
    Credits
  • $357.00
    In-State
  • $750.00
    Out-of-State

Why Pursue This Program

The online Social Justice and Diversity Education, Graduate Certificate is designed to broaden and deepen student’s professional knowledge of diversity dynamics in education. 

Students choose this program to: 

  • Learn how to create welcoming learning communities. 
  • Address issues of equity and inclusion at all levels of formal schooling.  
  • Expand knowledge of the social and cultural foundations of education. 

The courses leading to this certificate focus primarily on issues affecting immigrant communities, migrant families and multicultural education in both school and community settings.  

Career Outlook: 

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of education, training and library occupations is projected to grow at a rate of 5%, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Enrollment across all levels of education is projected to increase, therefore it will be necessary to have individuals who can create inclusive classrooms.  

What's it like to take a program online?

Quality learning experience

The University of Nebraska has offered distance education courses for more than 100 years so you can expect a quality, rigorous experience. Online courses are often highly interactive with faculty and students communicating through e-mail, discussion forums and chat groups. You’ll have direct access to world-class faculty – researchers who are experts in their fields or practitioners with real-world experience. Also, you’ll be part of a community of learners and can benefit from the perspectives of students from across the globe.

Flexibility

Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes wherever is convenient to you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. You aren’t tied to a specific class time.

Service you expect from a leading University

Online learners at the University of Nebraska have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. An academic adviser will guide you along your journey, library services are available to help you excel in your program and career services are available when you are ready to take your next step. These are just a few of the services in place to help you succeed.

About Faculty

University of Nebraska online courses are taught by expert faculty who embody the qualities resulting from research experience and professional/field experience. Students learn from faculty with a variety of backgrounds, many of whom are published researchers in their fields. NU faculty who teach online do so in a way that optimizes learning within the online modality and because technology enables students to access education they may otherwise may not be able to pursue.