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St. John’s University M.A. in Global Development and Social Justice Program builds upon your broad multidisciplinary background to address pertinent issues of global development and social justice.

St. John’s is dedicated to making high-quality education accessible to all students, so these programs are 100% online to fit your busy schedule. We offer various scholarships and other financial aid to help ensure that your education and career goals are financially within reach. Students enrolling in the distance learning programs receive the same consideration for financial aid as students studying on campus.

  • M.A. in Global Development and Social Justice Program Highlights
    • Teach students how to search out the causes of poverty and social injustice and encourages them to explore and identify solutions which are adaptable, effective and concrete.
    • Program is co-sponsored by the Rielo Institute for Integral Development who provides a number of full scholarships annually to applicants around the world.
    • Vast range of career opportunities within national and international organizations, and also governmental and non-governmental organization such as agencies of the United Nations including UNFEM, UNDP, UNICEF, and others including the FAO, IMF and the WorldBank.

Complete the form on the right to speak with a representative and learn more about the M.A. in Global Development and Social Justice online degree program at St. John’s University.

St. John’s University, one of America’s leading Catholic universities, makes it possible for you to get a high-quality education through online instruction!

Whether you are a traditional college student, a working professional, or a returning adult student, our web-based programs offer flexibility combined with an interactive educational experience.

Highlights of Distance Learning at St. John’s University

  • Programs are offered 100% online to fit your busy lifestyle (See Our Programs)
  • Full- & part-time options available
  • The same top notch quality curriculum and faculty as traditional, on-campus degree programs
  • Same consideration for financial aid whether you are studying on campus or online
  • Small, highly interactive classes – actively engage with instructor and fellow students via virtual classroom
  • U.S. News & World Report ranked St. John's University's undergraduate distance learning programs in the top 30 in the country in student engagement
  • Connections with industry leaders via our large alumni network
  • Access to University amenities, including academic advisement, career guidance, financial aid management and library resources
  • Accredited by Middle States, Sloan-C consortium and the New York State Education Department

Complete the form on the right to speak with a representative and learn more about the Distance Learning Programs at St. John’s University.



Whether you are around the corner from a St. John’s campus or around the world, you can finish your degree—or earn an advanced degree—online.

Our accredited online programs and distinguished reputation position you for success in your career. We offer online undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a variety of subject areas.

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