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Sustainable Peacebuilding

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Master
24 months
Duration
24898 USD/year
24898 USD/year
11861 USD/year
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About

The College of Nursing offers an interdisciplinary professional graduate degree program leading to a Master of Sustainable Peacebuilding (MSP).

Overview

The MSP is designed to prepare students for careers in peacebuilding—e.g. international development, conflict resolution, resource stewardship. The MSP curriculum is designed to develop student expertise in systems thinking, social-ecological interactions, and the application of such concepts to peacebuilding and development fields. In addition to fulfilling all Graduate School master’s degree requirements, MSP students are required to take 44 credits over the course of six semesters—two full calendar years. Only full-time students will be accepted to the program.

Students completing the MSP will:

  • Classify the various components of complex social-ecological systems and identify appropriate intervention strategies.
  • Recognize patterns of human-environment interaction, including drivers of change resulting in conflict, development, and peacebuilding.
  • Acquire critical knowledge across at least four distinct disciplines relevant to development and peacebuilding and relate and translate knowledge among the disciplines.
  • Facilitate effective group problem-solving processes, which includes communicating confidently and effectively to diverse audiences.
  • Assess systemic outcomes of peacebuilding programs and policies and recommend adaptive modifications for improvement.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Politics and Policy of Sustainability
  • Complex Human-Environmental Interactions
  • Preparing for Sustainable Peacebuilding and Social Change
  • Holistic Peacebuilding Practice
  • Transdisciplinary Research Methods and Information Literacy
  • Innovation, Evaluation, and Adaptive Management
  • Workshop on Negotiation and Group Problem Solving Skills
  • Leadership and Program Management for Sustainable Peacebuilding
  • Study Abroad. (Subtitled)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission

In addition to satisfying Graduate School requirements for admission, applicants must provide the following materials to be considered for admission:
  • Two letters of recommendation from persons familiar with the applicant’s academic or professional work, preferably one academic and one professional recommendation.
  • A writing sample that demonstrates the applicant’s critical thinking, research, and writing skills as well as the applicant’s ability to think across disciplines.
  • A current resume that clearly articulates the applicant’s professional, international, and intercultural experiences. as well as language exposure and proficiencies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24898 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    24898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24898 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    11861 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11861 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • Minnesota - $18202
  • Illinois - $17054

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Sustainable Peacebuilding
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University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

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