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Social Justice

Social Justice

Why Study Social Justice?

Our social justice program offers majors the chance to turn their passion for change, human rights and a more just world into a career.

As a social justice major, you will receive the knowledge to prepare for advocacy and human-rights work within local community organizations and national and international non-governmental organizations like the United Nations. You will develop a strong theoretical understanding of ideas of social justice and participate in real-world learning in the field.  

Why Social Justice at Merrimack?

  • Flexible program means you may customize your major or choose to double-major.
  • Required internship in a community-based organization or non-governmental organization provides hands-on learning.
  • Annual Social Justice Week lets you get involved in on-campus initiatives to address inequality. 


More Info 

Mark Allman
Acting Director,
Social Justice
Associate Dean, School of Liberal Arts