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For Prospective Graduate Students

Our diverse community of scholars takes an innovative approach to the study of social justice by uniting multiple academic disciplines in justice studies, women and gender studies, ethnic studies and social education.
As a graduate student in our school you will be immersed in publicly­-engaged academic research, creative and critical knowledge production and socially-embedded community partnerships.
Our graduate programs take a  transdisciplinary approach to understanding and solving problems, and our programs offer flexibility for students to tailor their studies and research to match individual interests.
Backed by the resources of Arizona State University, the nation’s largest public research university, graduate students in the School of Social Transformation catalyze social change while receiving their degree.

Master's Degree Programs

American Studies, MA

American Studies MA

ASU’s Master’s degree in American Studies trains students with interdisciplinary approaches aimed at understanding the U.S. in local and global contexts. The American Studies MA includes critical explorations of power, empire, settler colonialism, and justice.

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Indigenous Education, MA

Indigenous Education, MA

Whether you are an experienced educator working in tribal communities or new to exploring the topic, the MA in indigenous education helps you create practical solutions to unique issues.

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Justice Studies, MS

justice studies ms

Are you a future scholar or change agent who wants to conduct research and evaluate policies that promote social change? This program is composed of scholars dedicated to creating and implementing innovations to change the world.

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Social and Cultural Pedagogy, MA

Social and Cultural Pedagogy, MA

The MA in social and cultural pedagogy is a two-year program designed for educators with professional experience who seek to develop real-world skills and practical knowledge that will help them accomplish specific career goals.

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Women and Gender Studies, MA

Women and Gender Studies, MA

Receive transdisciplinary training with a focus on social justice that goes beyond academic research. This program gives you access to a large faculty and a broad network of scholars working to address current issues.

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PhD Programs

Gender Studies, PhD

Gender studies Phd

The program faculty for the ASU Gender Studies PhD is committed to providing doctoral students with robust transdisciplinary training in the theories and methods necessary to conduct original, cutting-edge research and scholarship that will contribute to the larger field of women, gender, and sexuality studies.

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Justice Studies, PhD

Justice studies PHD

Take a unique approach to the study of justice in this doctoral program based on the knowledge that no one solution works for all. Examine the intersecting forms of injustice, engage multiple visions of justice, and upon graduation be ready to transform communities by empowering those silenced by inequality.

 

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