Peace Studies: M.A.

On the Web

Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies Website
M.A. Program Information

Degrees offered

Application Requirements

  • GRE General Test
  • TOEFL or IELTS for non-native speakers of English
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of intent
  • In addition to the general Graduate School application, applicants must also submit the Kroc Institute application form; see the program website for more details
  • Three letters of recommendation

Application Deadline

  • Fall: December 15

Peace Studies

Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies offers a master’s degree in peace studies. Students integrate insights from multiple disciplines as well as peacebuilding theory and practice; acquire the skills and methods of strategic peacebuilding; and gain expertise in a peace-related career path. Graduates become professionals working in mediation and conflict transformation; policy advising and government; and nongovernment organizations focused on peace, justice, human rights, and development.

Program Statistics



Dir. of the Master’s Program
Susan St. Ville
Telephone: (574) 631-2628
Fax: (574) 631-6973

Financial Support

Tuition Scholarships
Professional Development

Cost of Living

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