Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Can I schedule a visit to campus?
  • Who can apply and what are the qualifications for admission?
  • How do I apply and what are the application requirements?
  • What standardized tests are required for admission?
  • What is the University of San Diego's (USD's) college code?
  • Where should I send supporting application materials?
  • What is the application deadline?
  • What is the difference between the MA in Peacebuilding (1-year program) and the MA in Peace and Justice (2-year program)?
  • What is the size of each cohort?
  • How long will it take to complete the MA in Peace and Justice Part-Time Program?
  • When are classes scheduled?
  • Can I work full-time while completing the part-time program?
  • What is considered full-time vs part-time enrollment?
  • How many hours am I expected to prepare outside of class for each unit of class?
  • What kind of careers do people with degrees in peace studies have?
  • Does the Kroc School offer career placement assistance?
  • How much is tuition, and do you offer financial aid and scholarships?
  • What does a day in the life of a master's degree student look like?
  • When does the program begin and is there an orientation for new students?
  • When are classes in session?
  • Do you offer the option to start the program in the spring?
  • Do I have to be an MA student to take a class at the Kroc School?
  • Where do students live?
  • Are graduate assistantships or other types of student employment available on campus?
  • I have recently been admitted to the Kroc School. What are my next steps?

Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies

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Fax: (619) 849-8123

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San Diego, CA 92110

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