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social justice

 Options: Bachelor's

 Locations: Main Campus

Create Positive Change

You know the world is ready for change. Join us to build the skills to make that change happen. The Social Justice degree program aims to open your eyes and mind, and present you with opportunities to significantly impact society.

Learn and examine social differences within our society and the causes and consequences of social justice and inequality. This can be applied to a variety of career paths. You can enter the worlds of health, law, criminal justice, government, education, charitable organizations, and beyond.

Transform into an agent of change in the Social Justice program at Ferris.


Contact the program

Jana Pisani

(231) 591-3699
[email protected]

Career Opportunities

As a Social Justice graduate, you will be ready to make an impact in a variety of different fields and careers, including:

  • Serve as a health advocate or administrator with a nonprofit organization
  • Advocate on behalf of victims of abuse, persecution, or violations of civil rights as a lawyer
  • Take on a role within local, state, or national government agencies
  • Give a voice to those in need and bring attention to important issues as a lobbyist
  • Assist immigrant and refugee groups with the overwhelming task of coming to a new country
  • Help children and families overcome challenges as a social worker. The Social Justice program serves as a great starting point for the Master's of Social Work program

Move The World Forward At Ferris

Ferris has a long tradition of breaking down barriers and creating positive change. That legacy continues to thrive in the groundbreaking resources found on our campus, including the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia and the Museum of Sexist Objects. These facilities will provide you with opportunities to learn hands-on about tolerance, inspiration for activism, and encouragement for open dialogue and research.

Along with access to these unique resources, the Social Justice program includes an immersive internship experience, allowing you to put what you're learning in the classroom into action right away.