MA in Peace and Justice Course Schedule

The Master of Arts in Peace and Justice courses will develop your knowledge of promoting peaceful change and social justice while sharpening your skills for applying that knowledge beyond the classroom. Full-time students take 9-10 units per semester. The part-time program is designed for students and working professionals who are not able to pursue full-time study and would like to have the ability to work on the master's program at their own pace.

The MA in Peace and Justice program can be completed anytime within 5 consecutive years. Below are some sample course layouts:

Semester Core Courses Electives Workshops
Fall 2020 Peace and Conflict Analysis (3)  Elective (3) Restorative Justice (1)
International Justice & Human Rights (3)    
Internship Prep Seminar #1 (0)    
Spring 2021 Program Design, Monitoring and Evaluation (3) Elective (3)  
Field-based Course (3)    
Internship Seminar #2 (1)    
Summer 2021  In-Organization Experience (Internship)    
Fall 2021 Leadership and Organizations (3) Elective (3) Technology and Social Change (1)
Capstone Prep Seminar (0)    The Effective Changemaker (1)
Internship Reflection Seminar (1)    
Spring 2022 The International System (3)  Elective (3)  The Peacebuilder (1)
Capstone Development (3)    
Total Units: 39

Please note that this is subject to change.

Semester Core Courses Electives Workshops
Fall 2020 International Justice & Human Rights (3)   Restorative Justice (1)
Peace and Conflict Analysis (3)    
Internship Prep Seminar #1 (0)    
Spring 2021 Program Design, Monitoring and Evaluation (3)    
Field-based Course (3)    
Internship Prep Seminar #2 (1)    
Summer 2021  In-Organization Experience (Internship)    
Fall 2021 Leadership and Organizations (3) Elective (3) Design Thinking (1)
Internship Reflection Seminar (1)    
Capstone Prep Seminar (0)    
Spring 2022 The International System (3)   The Effective Changemaker (1)
Capstone Development (3)    
Summer 2022   Elective (3)  
Fall 2022   Elective (3)  The Peacebuilder (1)
    Elective (3)  
Total Units: 39

Please note that this is subject to change.

Semester Core Courses Electives Workshops
Fall 2020 Peace and Conflict Analysis (3)   Restorative Justice (1)
International Justice & Human Rights (3)    
Spring 2021 Program Design, Monitoring and Evaluation (3) Elective (3) The Effective Changemaker (1)
Summer 2021      
Fall 2021 Leadership and Organizations (3) Elective (3)  
  Internship Prep Seminar #1 (0)    
Spring 2022 The International System (3)    
Field-based Course (3)    
Internship Prep Seminar #2 (1)    
Summer 2022 In-Organization Experience (Internship)    
Fall 2022 Internship Reflection Seminar (1) Elective (3) The Peacebuilder (1)
  Capstone Prep Seminar (0)    
Spring 2023 Capstone Development (3)  Elective (3)  Design Thinking (1)
Total Units: 39

Please note that this is subject to change.