Academics Overview


Undergraduate Program (BA)

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Soka University of America offers a respected undergraduate degree with concentrations in Environmental Studies, Humanities, International Studies and Social and Behavioral Sciences. A new concentration in Life Sciences will open in Fall 2020. SUA is ranked in the Top 50 National Liberal Arts Colleges and Top 10 Best Value Colleges by US News & World Report's "Best Colleges 2017." The dialogue between teacher and student is a key element in cultivating the type of wisdom and intellect that fosters global-minded individuals. At Soka University of America, we are committed to creating a better future for humanity. We hope that you find here all the elements that you need to give full play to your special talents and to make the world a better place.

Graduate Program (MA)

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The MA Program in Educational Leadership and Societal Change answers the need for global leaders with the practical skills and experience, foundational knowledge, and ethical commitments necessary to achieve lasting and effective societal change within the field of education, including but not limited to the classroom learning environment. Education takes place across a multiplicity of institutions—social, cultural, political, and economic—all of which have a profound bearing on our schools and the type of future citizens they produce.