79 Masters Programs in Peace and Conflict Studies

A Master in Peace and Conflict Studies is designed for students interested in the study of conflict affected areas and constructive ways to create peace. Programs address inequality, violence, security, and instability, as well as all levels of contributing factors to peace and conflict, from the individual to global issues. With a Master in Peace and Conflict Studies, graduates can have career op… Read more

A Master in Peace and Conflict Studies is designed for students interested in the study of conflict affected areas and constructive ways to create peace. Programs address inequality, violence, security, and instability, as well as all levels of contributing factors to peace and conflict, from the individual to global issues. With a Master in Peace and Conflict Studies, graduates can have career opportunities making positive social changes in non-governmental organizations, non-profit institutions, government, and the private and public sectors, with international opportunities.

Students seeking a Masters degree in Peace and Conflict Studies will experience curriculum that challenges them to think critically and creatively. Students will gain a solid foundation in theory with practical application to real world issues. Master in Peace and Conflict Studies programs often have areas of specialization such as governance, conflict analysis, dispute resolution, religion, politics, and international security, to name a few.

To learn more about a Masters degree in Peace and Conflict Studies, read through the programs below. Take the next step towards your personal and professional goals today!

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Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences Berlin
Berlin, Germany

The “Intercultural Conflict Management” Master program was launched by the Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences (ASH) in 2002, influenced by the notions of the Kosovo ... +

The “Intercultural Conflict Management” Master program was launched by the Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences (ASH) in 2002, influenced by the notions of the Kosovo war in -
Master
Full-time
4 semesters
English, Spanish
Campus
 
Arcadia University Department of Historical and Political Studies
Glenside, USA

Be a Part of the Solution.

Be a Part of the Solution. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
English
Campus
 
Åbo Akademi University
Turku, Finland +1 More

The programme encompasses teaching of the evolution of aggression, escalation of conflicts and wars, as well as mediation, negotiation, and peacebuilding. The consequences of ... +

The programme encompasses teaching of the evolution of aggression, escalation of conflicts and wars, as well as mediation, negotiation, and peacebuilding. The consequences of wars on society, and especially on children and women, are studied.The programme provides interdisciplinary, in particular, psychological and anthropological approaches, to the understanding of human aggression, peace, mediation, and conflict resolution. It aims at exploring mechanisms behind conflicts and wars in interpersonal as well as group and international contexts. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
22 Jan 2020
Campus
 
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Israel

The Swiss Center for Conflict Research, Management, and Resolution at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is offering a prestigious one-year MA program taught in English.

The Swiss Center for Conflict Research, Management, and Resolution at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is offering a prestigious one-year MA program taught in English. -
MA
Full-time
English
19 Oct 2020
15 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego
San Diego, USA

At the Kroc School, we have designed a nine-month Master of Science in Conflict Management and Resolution (MS-CMR) to provide you with the knowledge, frameworks, and skills to ... +

At the Kroc School, we have designed a nine-month Master of Science in Conflict Management and Resolution (MS-CMR) to provide you with the knowledge, frameworks, and skills to transform conflict dynamics. This program combines conflict management with conflict resolution. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
9 months
English
Aug 2020
15 Mar 2020
Campus
 
Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale, USA

The M.S. in Conflict Analysis & Resolution is designed to train reflective professionals in the practice, design, and evaluation of a variety of conflict resolution applic ... +

The M.S. in Conflict Analysis & Resolution is designed to train reflective professionals in the practice, design, and evaluation of a variety of conflict resolution applications. -
MSc
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
15 months
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of Haifa, International School
Haifa, Israel

The MA Program in Peace and Conflict Management Studies is a program of study that will combine an in-depth understanding of theory with applications from a regional perspecti ... +

The MA Program in Peace and Conflict Management Studies is a program of study that will combine an in-depth understanding of theory with applications from a regional perspective. -
MA
Full-time
English
Oct 2020
15 Mar 2020
Campus
 
Vesalius College
Brussels, Belgium

Directed by Professor Jamie Shea (former NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary-General for Emerging Security Challenges) this unique one-year Master’s program provides students and ... +

Directed by Professor Jamie Shea (former NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary-General for Emerging Security Challenges) this unique one-year Master’s program provides students and professionals with comprehensive knowledge and policy-oriented skills at the intersection of peace, security and strategic studies. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
New York, USA

Prepare for a career as an educator working internationally. In this interdisciplinary master of arts program, you will learn how to design, implement, manage, and evaluate in ... +

Prepare for a career as an educator working internationally. In this interdisciplinary master of arts program, you will learn how to design, implement, manage, and evaluate international education programs in a broad range of settings. You will also gain hands-on experience in an internship placement, either in the US or abroad. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
ITESO - Universidad Jesuita de Guadalajara
Tlaquepaque, Mexico

This degree program trains professionals who are committed to serving society; professionals in an ongoing search for the truth, who are capable of proposing and developing vi ... +

This degree program trains professionals who are committed to serving society; professionals in an ongoing search for the truth, who are capable of proposing and developing viable and pertinent solutions to transform systems and institutions. -
Master
Full-time
5 semesters
Spanish
Aug 2020
19 Jun 2020
Campus
 
Uniminuto
Bogotá, Colombia

Aware of our historical responsibility with the construction of a stable and lasting peace in Colombia, Uniminuto is offering professionals in the country the Masters in Peace ... +

Aware of our historical responsibility with the construction of a stable and lasting peace in Colombia, Uniminuto is offering professionals in the country the Masters in Peace, Development and Citizenship, as an option to qualify their training in accordance with one of the most important challenges that We have as a society. -
Master
Part-time
2 years
Spanish
Jan 2020
Online
 
Tampere University
Tampere, Finland

Master's Degree Programme in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research (PEACE) provides a multi- and interdisciplinary approach to peace and conflict research. Ranked as a Top 10 ... +

Master's Degree Programme in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research (PEACE) provides a multi- and interdisciplinary approach to peace and conflict research. Ranked as a Top 10 degree in conflict resolution and peacebuilding by the Peacekeeper in 2017, PEACE facilitates understanding the complex nature of wars and conflicts as well as their short- and long-term consequences. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Georgetown University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Washington, USA

The Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution encompasses theoretical practices from Conflict Resolution and International Relations and practices including negotiation, mediation ... +

The Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution encompasses theoretical practices from Conflict Resolution and International Relations and practices including negotiation, mediation, and creative peace-building to address conflict, whether it be personal, group, or international. The field, originating from theorists such as Galtung, Lederach, and Gandhi, seeks to transform the way conflict is studied and find creative mechanisms for positive change. The program emphasizes Georgetown University's dedication to diverse and inclusive study, practical training, and application. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
15 Jan 2020
Campus
 
University of London
London, United Kingdom

Gain a solid legal, practical and theoretical understanding of refugee protection and forced migration. This MA is the only programme of its type to be offered by distance lea ... +

Gain a solid legal, practical and theoretical understanding of refugee protection and forced migration. This MA is the only programme of its type to be offered by distance learning and has quickly become one of the largest programmes on forced migration anywhere in the world. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Mar 2020
01 Feb 2020
Online
 
Sabanci University
Istanbul, Turkey

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has made a substantial investment to develop a Conflict Analysis and Resolution Program that is designed to provide graduate level educ ... +

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has made a substantial investment to develop a Conflict Analysis and Resolution Program that is designed to provide graduate level education for Turkish and foreign students. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus