Applications Invited for Fall 2016 Inaugural Master of Human Rights Class

The Human Rights Program is pleased to announce that the University of Minnesota is now accepting applications for the inaugural Master of Human Rights (MHR) class. This interdisciplinary degree is designed to provide students with the diverse substantive and methodological approaches necessary for the study and practice of human rights. Throughout the program, students will be able to draw upon and develop these theoretical and practical tools in a wide range of courses, internships, and field experiences available with leading global scholars and activists in human rights. To further cultivate students' professional skills, the program also includes a wide range of concentrations in the field of human rights. Whether it is NGO management or the rights of refugees and asylum, students will be able to support their individual expertise and interests as they complete their Master of Human Rights.

Students interested in the MHR should download a brochure and visit its website for further information and to apply. Please do not hesitate to contact the admissions office ( or the Coordinator of the Master of Human Rights, Mary Curtin (, with any questions.
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