Human Rights & Documentary Media
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College of Social And Behavioral Sciences
Explore how documentary media can be used to advance human rights. Whether you are a current or recent undergraduate student, a graduate with an MA or PhD in fields like anthropology, public health, sociology, development practice or arid lands, or a human rights stakeholder in a non-governmental organization, this program will allow you to explore how documentary media can be used to advance a cause.
You will have the opportunity to engage with distinguished filmmakers and media activists through videoconferences, internships, class projects and mentorships. This program will be guided by an international advisory board made up of distinguished documentary filmmakers that share your passion for social justice and human rights.
*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.
The core curriculum for this program is comprised of 15 credits:
Read About Advancing Human Rights Through Filmmaking
Filmmaker Magazine's feature on the Human Rights and Media graduate certificate and how it aims to engage filmmakers and those interested in visual storytelling.