Peace and Justice, M.A. | University of San Diego | San Diego, United States
24 months
1200 USD/credit 23400 USD/year
1200 USD/credit 23400 USD/year
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The interdisciplinary Peace and Justice program at University of San Diego draws peacebuilders from around the globe.


Training practitioners of peace and justice

Building upon a broad range of undergraduate majors, students in the Peace and Justice program at University of San Diego learn how to address a wide range of peace and social justice challenges, including armed conflict, refugee and forced displacement issues, human rights abuses and environmental injustices.

Building careers in peace and justice

MAPJ graduates make global impact through careers in public and private sectors, as well as intergovernmental organizations and nonprofits. Graduates work in areas of international development, humanitarian aid, human rights, environmental policy and peace and security, and in fields including policy advising, advocacy and research, conflict resolution, community outreach, trauma recovery, refugee support, fundraising and more. Our students and alumni stand out for their capacity to analyze the root causes of violence, oppression and injustice, and apply impactful peacebuilding strategies to address them.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Peace, Justice & Social Change
  • Leadership and Organizations
  • Peace and Conflict Analysis
  • International Justice & Human Rights
  • Program Design, Monitoring & Evaluation
  • International System

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


39 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee ($45)
  • Four short essays
  • Resume or curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Official transcripts documenting each course taken beyond the high school level (whether or not within a degree program) and all degrees awarded
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • International students must also submit official scores from the TOEFL or IELTS
  • Official transcripts must be translated by an outside agency such as World Education Services (WES)
  • The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is NOT required

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1200 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    23400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1200 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for San Diego

1400 - 2455 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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