MA in Peace and Conflict Studies

Get professional education in conflict transformation and peace building, and gain a systematic perspective on the challenges facing individuals, families, organizations, and communities — locally and globally.

  • Online or face-to-face
  • Asynchronous online courses (no set class times)
  • Highly personalized and competency based
  • Field experience practicum (120 hours)
  • Study abroad opportunities
  • Diverse electives to choose from
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Develop problem solving and conflict management skills for a career in diplomacy, education, mediation, or negotiation.

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