Education for Social Justice


The graduate certificate in Education for Social Justice affords students (and non-degree seeking community members) an opportunity to engage in thoughtful, rigorous, and sustained inquiry into social justice struggles in P-20 classrooms, schools, and educational systems. The certificate also affords participants an opportunity to inquire into the complex relationships between P-20 schooling and broader cultural, economic, political, and social structures, policies, and practices. The certificate offers a range of topical and methodological vantage points to study social justice and education.

Contact: School of Education
Phone: 515-294-9531
E-mail Address:

Certificate Funding Options

This Certificate program does not currently qualify for Federal Financial Aid. The following funding options are available:


Application Deadlines: Rolling admission

Program Requires GRE: No

Program Requires GMAT : No

Additional International Requirements:

English Proficiency Minimum:

TOEFL Paper (PBT) 560
TOEFL Internet (iBT) 83
PTE 56
Duolingo 105

Program Will Review Without TOEFL or IELTS:No

Financial Statement: Application