MA in Peace and Justice Program Requirements

Students can use the Request for Substitution or Waiver of Graduate Requirements form if they would like to substitute or waive any course requirements.

MA in Peace and Justice


KROC 500 Foundations: Peace, Justice & Social Change3
Core Courses (≥6 units)6
KROC 512 International Justice & Human Rights (3)
KROC 515 Environmental Peace & Justice (3)
KROC 530 Conflict Analysis & Resolution (3)
Skills & Methods (≥6 units)6
KROC 510 Leadership & Organizations (3)
KROC 513 Program Design, Monitoring & Evaluation (3)
KROC 532 Negotiations (3)
KROC 533 Mediation (3)
KROC 574 Human Rights Advocacy (3)
KROC 594 Facilitation & Dialogue Skills (3)
Field-based Practicum (local or international)
Waivable by petition for students who have at least 3 years of relevant work experience.) To waive this requirement, refer to Kroc School Practicum Waiver Form.
KROC 597 Professional Portfolio
Portfolio Guidelines
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Electives are chosen in consultation with the faculty advisor. No more than 6 units of course work may be taken outside of the Kroc School. Of these 6 units, no more than 3 units of course work at the 300 or 400 level can be counted toward the 39 units. A maximum of 4 different 1-unit P/F electives can be taken, unless a faculty advisor approves otherwise.



*Per USD 2023-2024 Graduate Course Catalog