School of Peace Studies

Contact: Marisa Alioto
Phone: (619) 260-7929
Fax: (619) 849-8109

Location: KIPJ Room 113
Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110

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Academic Programs

Master of Arts in Peace and Justice Studies

Promote Peace and Justice Around the World

Make a difference in the lives of others. The Master of Arts in Peace and Justice Studies is an interdisciplinary program at the intersection of conflict analysis and resolution, human rights, development and peacebuilding.

In this 12 or 17 month program, you will develop the knowledge and practical skills to become scholar-practitioners able to address international conflicts and build sustainable peace with justice.

Specifically, you will learn how to:

  • Relate disciplinary and cross-disciplinary theories of peace and justice to real-world conflict, whether it is local, regional, or international.
  • Use these theories to address conflicts.
  • Create scholarly agendas that examine the dynamics of justice and peacebuilding.

As a student in the program, you will have the opportunity to gain practical experience in the field and the larger public policy environment through the Kroc School's two institutes: the Institute for Peace and Justice and the Trans-Border Institute.

We welcome you to contact us for more information, visit USD and the Kroc School, or apply today.