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Conflict Transformation

Eastern Mennonite University

24 months
771 USD/credit
771 USD/credit
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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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit the application for admission, along with a $50 non-refundable application fee. Payment can be made online through CASHNet (International payments can be made using Flywire.) Cash and check are also accepted.  Application will require an *essay and resume.
  • Send official transcripts from each college or university attended to EMU/CJP 1200 Park Rd., Harrisonburg, VA  22802, or, electronic to
  • Transcripts must be in English or accompanied by a certified English translation.  Students are required to have non-US transcripts evaluated by an academic transcript evaluating agency, such as World Education Services (WES). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    771 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 771 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    771 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 771 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Harrisonburg

1050 - 1715 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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