As reflective scholar-practitioners, graduates will have the opportunity to apply humanistic values to help create transformative change in society. The Ph.D. Transformative Social Change degree is considered a research degree, one in which the student becomes an expert in developing his or her own research to make new contributions to the field and to society.

In addition, graduates of this doctoral program will be prepared to work in organizations in a variety of roles, including program development, policy advocacy, public relations, program director, outreach, fieldwork, and faculty. Potential employers can include such organizations as Amnesty International USA, Sierra Club, Greenpeace Mediterranean, and the United Nations, as well as community-based organizations, focused on similar goals.

More program information can be found in our academic catalog.

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