School of Peace Studies

Contact: Jessica López
Phone: (619) 260-7919
Fax: (619) 849-8109

Location: KIPJ Room 123
Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110

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Academic Programs

Build Peace with Justice Around the World

Prepare yourself to promote peace and justice through innovative learning, interdisciplinary analysis, advanced practice and engaged public policy at the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies (Kroc School). View our master's degree programs or our undergraduate minor programs.


Master's Programs

The University of San Diego's (USD) Kroc School offers a Master of Arts in Peacebuilding (1-year program) and a Master of Arts in Peace and Justice (2-year program).  These programs will prepare you to work in an extensive variety of organizations, from start-ups to grassroots organizations, from international nonprofits to government agencies and businesses.

NOTE:  The MA in Peacebuilding will not be offered for Fall, 2017.


Undergraduate Program

The Kroc School offers a Minor in Peacebuilding and Social Innovation, which is an interdisciplinary program tailored to students who not only want to learn about peace and justice, but also want to apply with compassion their knowledge to solve real-world problems.