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Study with professors who know their stuff and know your name. Join a community of faculty and classmates who see you, hear you, challenge you, help you — and encourage you to use what you learn to make the world better.
Come pursue justice in the classroom and in the community. Because injustice takes many forms, USF tackles injustice in many ways.
Join an Academic Experience
Like No Other
The Undergraduate Experience
Come study with professors, not with graduate students. In small classes, not big lecture halls.
The Graduate Experience
Invest in your future. Increase your value. Complete a USF master’s degree, doctoral degree, or certificate.?
Do real research with your professors and classmates. Connect with people making a difference.
A Global Perspective
Come find the world on our campus. See the world through different lenses. Learn with students and professors from all over the globe.
Connect With San Francisco
San Francisco is an epicenter of opportunity. Culture, internships, jobs, exploration?— there’s no other place like it.”
Come to USF and think twice. In fact, think three times. Come challenge your assumptions. See the world in new ways. Ask why? and why not? and says who? and what if??Build your brain and stretch your heart in the city that invents tomorrow.
KIN 362 - Sport, Culture, and Society
Explore the role of sport in society. Examine sport's influence on social change and social justice.?
INTD 195-01 - Law and Order: San Francisco
Using the TV series? Law & Order ?as inspiration, analyze, discuss, and write about?the criminal and civil justice systems. Explore social justice as practiced in society and as depicted in movies and television.
ARCH 400 - Community Design Outreach
Do a real architecture design/build project for a nonprofit, school, or municipality. Understand the role of community design in underserved communities and explore the larger forces involved.
MS 302 - Communication for Change
Study the role of media and communications in social justice movements. Work for 50 hours or more with local social justice groups to better understand social change communications in practice.
MBA 6442 - Diversity, Inclusion, and Bias
Address diversity, inclusion, and bias in the workplace. Examine the values, habits, and concerns of different cultural groups. Learn how to overcome conflict often created and perpetuated by both conscious and unconscious bias.
NURS 609 - Foundation of Leadership in Health Microsystem
Learn how to lead healthy work environments. Examine nursing within the framework of social justice and Jesuit values.?Apply evidence-based practices to improve quality and safety while optimizing patient and organizational outcomes.
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in the top 50%
in ethnic diversity among national universities
USF Schools and Colleges
College of Arts & Sciences
Learn by doing. Make mistakes. Make connections. Create a community of progress.
School of Education
Reach. Teach. Counsel. Support. Inspire. Advance justice through education.?
School of Law
Challenge the status. Question the quo. Join the community in which justice is served daily.
School of Management
Join the teams that build the future. Soak up the innovation and creativity of San Francisco. Learn to lead with purpose.?
School of Nursing and Health Professions
Improve lives. Practice your compassion. Transform our health system from the inside.?