Admissions Process

Prospective applicants must first meet the requirements of the Graduate School and the Social Justice program. Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree from an accredited 4-year institution of higher learning with a major from any discipline at the time of matriculation in this graduate program with at least a 2.75 undergraduate grade point average. The application also requires two letters of recommendation (one from a professional teacher and one from an individual in the community). Preference will be given to students who have extensive undergraduate coursework and or an undergraduate degree in social justice/sociology.

Grade Requirement to remain in the Social Justice Graduate Program

Graduate students must maintain a 3.0 GPA. If the GPA falls below a 3.0 the student’s continuation must be approved by the Sociology graduate faculty. Students in the program can only receive one C grade but must maintain the required 3.0 overall GPA in the program.