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Kroc School of Peace Studies

Master of Arts in Peace and Justice

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Become a Leader in the Women, Peace and Security Field

Earn your master’s from the school renowned for its programs in Women, Peace and Security, and its connections to women leaders. At the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, our full-time, two-year Master of Arts in Peace and Justice (MAPJ) program merges theory and practice to give you conceptual insight and hands-on training so that your passion for peace and justice transforms into visible change. In your coursework, you'll have the opportunity to learn directly from women peacebuilders who come to the Kroc School each year to share their insights for ending violence.

Why pursue the MAPJ program at USD’s Kroc School?

  • Through its Women PeaceMakers Fellowship and Women Waging Peace Network, the Kroc
    School works with over 1,000 women peacebuilders from 55+ countries.
  • Gain practical skills, expertise and experience on topics including conflict resolution and mediation, human rights, social entrepreneurship, development, advocacy and more.
  • Be part of a dynamic and globally diverse student population from more than 30 countries.
  • Experience hands-on opportunities to engage in pressing peace and justice issues related to the U.S.-Mexico border.
  • Propel your career forward – recent graduates now work at organizations including United Nations (U.N.), U.S. Department of Commerce, One Earth Future Foundation, World Bank, Nature Conservancy, Catholic Relief Services, U.S. Agency for International Development and more.
  • Plus:
    • No GRE required.
    • Part-time options available.
    • Peace Corps Volunteers receive 50% off + 6 credits through the Coverdell Fellows program.
    • Members of Clergy receive a 50% discount.

Hear from a recent MA in Peace and Justice student:

Complete the form on this page to download the MAPJ course guide and curriculum, and prepare to advance as a professional of peace.


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