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Developing Whole Leaders for the whole World

Bachelor of Science in
Social Justice


Program Overview

Oral Roberts University’s Bachelor of Science degree in Social Justice is a residential program that can equip you to utilize public policy, business acumen and education to effect change. You can graduate with a pre-law emphasis and continue on to graduate school or a business emphasis into a career promoting healing through supportive, often non-profit, organizations.

More than this, our unique mission to develop Holy Spirit-empowered leaders through Whole Person Education, can truly set you apart to impact the political world. At ORU a Social Justice Major provides you with skills and abilities to integrate faith, culture, economics and politics to promote healing and advocate for social justice at both an individual and societal level.

Our commitment to equip Spirit-empowered leaders enables social justice majors to develop community wholeness through cultivating collaborative solutions to complex problems through a variety of strategies.

What can I do with a degree from ORU in Social Justice?

  • Social Worker
  • Victim Advocate
  • Social Justice Specialist or Consultant
  • Correctional Officer
  • Legislative Advocacy
  • International Humanitarian

What are some of the core experiences of this program? 

  • Social Welfare Policy
  • Urban Outreach Ministries
  • Human Behavior
  • Internship

What about accreditation? 

As a university, we meet the highest accreditation standards set by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Are there scholarships available? 

Nearly 100% of our full-time, undergraduate residential students receive ORU grants and scholarships through academic achievement and through ORU’s premier scholarship opportunity of our Quest Whole Leader Scholarship. To learn more about financial aid, click here.