Master of Arts in Peace and Justice

Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego

Program Description

Master of Arts in Peace and Justice

Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego

Application deadline: January 15

Our School is located in one of the most beautiful cities in the United States: San Diego, California, right at the Mexico-U.S border.

The MAPJ offers a curriculum where students will gain:

  • Deep understanding of the global and local contexts in which violence, oppression, and social injustice occur.
  • Knowledge of theories and frameworks to explain complex situations.
  • Capacity to design new approaches and solutions to peace and justice issues.
  • Competence in implementing and assessing the impact of programs and initiatives.

A rich course portfolio includes human rights, conflict resolution, leadership and organizations, development, technology and social change, and social entrepreneurship to shape professionals equipped to work effectively for peace and justice across multiple organizational settings.

Here you will receive career guidance, counseling, participate in workshops and experiential learning opportunities at the US-Mexico border and abroad.

Students come from 30 countries to become peacebuilders and changemakers. Some organizations currently employing our graduate students are British Embassy, World Bank, The Amani Institute, United Nations, Children’s Pesce Building Foundation, Universities around the world and more.

Learn more about the MAPJ in this video.

The Outcome

People who pursue a MAPJ share a common interest in peace and social justice. You'll graduate with a toolkit for promoting peace, an expanded mindset for overcoming injustice, and the knowledge and skills for making effective change.

Requirements

  • Transcript(s)
  • Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Four Short Essays
  • Three Letters of Recommendation

*International applicants must provide English Proficiency Exam Scores and transcript evaluations for institutions outside of the US.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 12, 2018
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This course is Campus based
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Aug. 2018
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2 - 5 years
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USA - San Diego, California
Start date: Aug. 2018
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Price 1200 USD per unit