​Peacebuilding Graduate Programs

Where fierce compassion meets action.

Learning starts in your classroom but doesn't stop there. Our culturally-rich, globally-diverse students and faculty deliver an education in peacebuilding, social justice and innovative change that blends knowledge with doing. Whether it's Nobel peace laureates speaking on our campus, seminars across the Mexican border, workshops with social entrepreneurs or internships in communities across the world, become immersed in the practice of changemaking.

Master of Arts

Peace and Justice

Broaden your skills in peaceful change and social justice with our 2-year program that teaches actionable strategies for becoming a peace and justice practitioner.

Master of Arts


Expand your knowledge and skills with our one-year program aimed specifically at practitioners with careers in social innovation, human rights, education, public policy or community development.

Master of Arts

Social Innovation

Become a changemaker when you learn how entrepreneurship can be used to solve today's most pressing human rights and social issues.


Peace and Law Dual Degree

Join the only program in the country that combines the teachings of peacebuilding and human rights advocacy with legal training.

Undergraduate Minor

Peacebuilding and Social Innovation

Combine innovative practices with peacebuilding skills to solve pressing problems of poverty, conflict and injustice.

Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies

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Phone: (619) 260-7919
Fax: (619) 849-8123

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KIPJ Room 121
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Make an impact in the world today.