About the Program

Welcome to The Human Rights Practice Program

The wholly online Masters degree and graduate certificate in Human Rights Practice are professionally oriented programs designed to provide participants with the foundational knowledge, critical perspectives, and practical skills to advance human rights around the globe.

Students will graduate with a portfolio of applied work, a large network of contacts, and marketable skills for the practice and application of human rights.

Students in the program will help produce white papers, webinars, shadow reports, and other forms of human rights work.

See our program overview to learn more


Starting in January 2021: A new BA Program in Human Rights Practice, plus three new graduate human rights certificates focused on gender-based violence, technology, and documentary media. For more information about the graduate programs, please contact Mette Brogden (metteb@email.arizona.edu). For more information about the new BA program, please contact Raymond Smith (raymondsmith@email.arizona.edu).