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Your passion to make the world a better place is fulfilled at Governors State University. Here, you will learn how to analyze global issues by utilizing political and social justice theories so you can execute the best strategies to improve our society. Start your path towards becoming an agent of change with our Master of Arts in Political and Social Justice Studies (PSJS) program today!

Program Benefits

There are many reasons why the PSJS program is the right path for you:
  • The coursework provides the knowledge and resources to evaluate social issues around the world, as well as teaches you how to apply them in real-world situations to challenge and change injustice within institutions.
  • Classes are offered in on-campus, hybrid, and online formats to accommodate all types of schedules.

Career Paths

Are you unsure of where a PSJS degree will take you? Here are some careers that our program will prepare you for:
  • Lawyer
  • Political Scientist
  • Economist
  • Urban & Regional Planner
  • Community Service Manager



View the Complete Requirements in the Academic Catalog.

Meet Your Faculty

Dr. Nicole Warmington-Granston

GSU’s Political and Social Justice MA provides an interdisciplinary approach to understanding politics, while identifying and addressing injustice at the local, national, and global levels. By exploring politics through the lens of justice, the program will equip students to become social agents of change who transform and empower communities and help those silenced by inequality be it through interests in law, public administration, and/or non-profit organizations to start."

Dr. Nicole Warmington-Granston, PSJS Program Coordinator

Meet more of your faculty members.

Contact Us

Any questions? Get answers from our staff at the College of Arts and Sciences.

Jason Vignone
Director of Graduate Admissions & Retention
Office: C-3302
Phone: 708-235-7325 ext. 7325