Peace Studies: M.A.

On the Web

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

Degrees offered

Admissions Exception, 2016–2017

The Kroc Institute is not accepting MA applications for Fall 2016.

Beginning in Fall 2017, Notre Dame’s new Keough School of Global Affairs will offer International Peace Studies as an important feature of the new master of arts program in global affairs.

Please send an email to and we will be happy to alert you when more information about the master’s program is available.

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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