CCSU’s interdisciplinary Certificate in Racial Justice is designed to educate currently enrolled students and continuing education students about such concepts as anti-racism, advocacy, white privilege, and institutionalized racism in the United States. The anti-racist education will expand an understanding of systemic racism in the United States, providing citizens and students with tools to advocate for and begin to repair social, cultural, economic, and legal inequalities that affect our neighborhoods and our nation.
- Starts every January and August
- 15-credit program
- Classes offered on campus
- Professionals in fields such as education, nursing, social work, business and management, political reform, and criminal justice learn to holistically serve various cultural groups with an understanding and appreciation of the social, political, and racial contexts of their lives
- Taught from multiple perspectives by faculty from such fields as Criminal Justice, Philosophy, Literary Studies, and Anthropology
- Features the new interdisciplinary course, RJ200: Introduction to Racial Justice, which draws students from a variety of backgrounds and fields