Social Justice

Are you interested in learning about social injustices? Do you want to impact and transform your community and beyond?

Then your path to a meaningful career starts here! DVC’s social justice program empowers students to be civically engaged and learn through community engagement. Students study inequalities, stigma, prejudice and discrimination, and create efforts to remediate, heal and overcome them.

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Career Opportunities

The social justice program will prepare you for work in a variety of occupations and career paths, including:

  • Law
  • Child Advocacy
  • Health
  • Education
  • Environmental Justice
  • Government
  • Human Rights

Degrees and Certificates

Change your life with a social justice degree and/or certificate. Our program gives you options to explore.

About degrees and certificates

A certificate readily prepares you to enter a particular field or career. It can also give you new skills for advancement in the workplace.

Associate Degrees:
An associate degree requires a broader education for career options in a range of industries. It's a great step towards earning a bachelor degree at a four-year school or entering the workforce sooner.

Associate Degrees for Transfer:
A transfer degree is equivalent to the first two years of a bachelor’s degree program. Earning one can guarantee admission to California State Universities, some private and online universities, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). ADTs, along with a transfer agreement guarantee (TAG) with the University of California system can help you achieve your goals for less. Learn about transfer services.