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Conflict Transformation, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
, VA,
In a world full of conflict you can make a difference. Prepare to lead organizations and movements that address interpersonal conflicts and sustained, structural conflicts within organizations, communities, and nations with the Conflict Transformation program at Eastern Mennonite University.


Why the Conflict Transformation program at Eastern Mennonite University program?

  • Combine theory and practice -Ongoing practice opportunities, specialized skills courses, and individualized practicum placements 
  • Learn from practitioners- Our faculty are on the leading edge of research and practice in the field of conflict resolution and conflict transformation
  • Join a global alumni network of over 600 graduates.

Things you can do 

  • Organizational leadership
  • Media, arts and peacebuilding
  • Community development
  • Trauma and resilience practice
  • Faith-based peacebuilding (dual degree with MDiv)
  • Political lobbying
  • Governmental leadership
  • Dialogue
  • Mediation, negotiation, and facilitation

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations for Justice & Peacebuilding 
  • Research Methods for Social Change
  • Mediation & Negotiation 
  • Restorative Justice Practices 
  • Nonviolent Mobilization for Social Change 
  • Facilitation: Process Design & Skills for Dialogue, Deliberation & Decision-making

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Completed Application: online application or printable application 
  • Application fee
  • Official transcripts from any high school and/or universities attended

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36760 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    37880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37880 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Harrisonburg

  • 1050 - 1720 USD/month
    Living Costs

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