Graduate Certificate Program

Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

+ Jewish Studies and Social Justice


JEDI + JSSJ Graduate-Level Certificate Program

Virtual + in-person.
At your own pace.
As little as 12 months.


This graduate-level Certificate Program in JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) + Jewish Studies and Social Justice (JSSJ) trains and prepares students to implement systemic change around anti-oppression, social justice, and human rights in professional contexts. With a curriculum rooted in current research and best practices around multiracial, multicultural, and multifaith values, students engage with current political and social realities with a focus on equity and intersectionality within the larger context of education both in relation to and outside of the “Jewish world.”

This certificate is the country’s only graduate-level program focused on Jewish studies and social justice systemically infused with JEDI values, developed to train professionals to work within, between, and beyond Jewish-identified communities.


Areas of focus:

  • Race
  • Conflict Analysis
  • Disability
  • Environment
  • Gender
  • Genocide Studies
  • Human Rights
  • Indigeneity
  • Queer + Trans Studies
  • & more


Learn from exceptional educators
Experienced and renowned educators & changemakers from the fields of JEDI and Jewish studies.

100% flexible
Interactive learning that fits your life & profession.

Power your career
USF is home to award-winning immersive learning experiences. Pursuing this certificate will help you stand apart.