As a focal point for the study of human rights at Columbia, the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) is committed to providing exceptional education programs that draw on these strengths.
The Human Rights Studies MA offered by Columbia University is an interdisciplinary program that focuses on the academic study of human rights theory and practice. Students take courses offered by ISHR, as well as human rights courses offered by other departments, such as Anthropology, History, Political Science, Religion, and Sociology. Students may also take courses offered by other schools at Columbia, including the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia Law School, and the Mailman School of Public Health.
- Idea of a Black Radical Tradition
- Cultural Rights as Human Rights
- Visionary Medicine: Racial Justice, Health and Speculative Fictions
- LEC Educational Equality: Role of Law
- Politics, Power & Trauma in Oral History
- International Human Rights Law
- 12 months
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DisciplinesInternational Law Civil & Private Law View 55 other Masters in Civil & Private Law in United States
- Letters of Recommendation
- Standardized Tests
International1704 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1704 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
National1704 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1704 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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