Masters Programs in Peace, Conflict and Sustainability

These masters programs are offered either at Columbia University or other institutions, outside of Columbia University. They have been compiled and organized here as resource for students or individuals interested in learning more about peace, conflict and sustainability.

Columbia University

School of Professional Studies, Columbia University, New York, NY: MS in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, New York, NY: Specialization in International Conflict Resolution

Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY: MA in Social-Organizational Psychology (options to focus on conflict)

Outside Institutions

Arcadia University, Glenside, Pennsylvania: MA in International Peace and Conflict Resolution

American University, Washington, D.C.: MA in International Peace and Conflict Resolution, MA Ethics, Peace, and Global Affairs

American University, Online: MA in International Peace and Conflict Resolution

University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD: MS in Negotiation and Conflict Management

Brandeis University, Waltham, MA: MA in Coexistence and Conflict

California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA: MA in Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding

Capital University Law School, Columbus, OH: LL.M. Dispute Resolution Concentration

Champlain College, Burlington, VT: MS in Mediation and Applied Conflict Studies

City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY: MA in International Crime and Justice

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Peace Studies and Peace Science Minor Graduate Field

Creighton University, Omaha, NE: Masters in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution and Online Masters in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, TX: MA in Management, Concentration in Conflict Resolution Management

University of Denver, Denver, CO: MA International Human RightsMA in Conflict Resolution

Dominican University, River Forest, IL: MA in Conflict Resolution

Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, VA: MA in Conflict Transformation

George Mason University, Arlington, VA: MS in Conflict Analysis and Resolution, MS in Peace Operations

George Washington University, Washington, D.C.: LL.M. in Litigation and Dispute Resolution, MA Program in Conflict Resolution

Harvard Law School, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA: Program on Negotiation 

Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA: MS in Conflict Management

Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN: MA in Conflict Management

University of Maine, Orono, ME: MA Peace and Reconciliation Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies Program

Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI: MA in Public Service, Dispute Resolution Specialization

University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA: MA in Conflict Resolution

University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA: MA in Peace and Conflict Studies

University of Missouri School of Law, Columbia, MO: LL.M. in Dispute Resolution

Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ: MA in Legal Studies, Concentration in Dispute Resolution

University of New Haven, West Haven, CT: MA Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Concentration in the Psychology of Conflict Management

University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC:  MA in Peace and Conflict Studies

University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC: MA in Conflict Management and Resolution

University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN: MA in International Peace Studies

NOVA Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL: MS in Conflict Analysis and Resolution

Ohio State University, Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Columbus, OH: LL.M. Dispute Resolution Concentration

University of Oregon, Eugene, OR: Masters in Conflict and Dispute Resolution

Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, CA: JD/MDR in Dispute Resolution

Portland State University, Portland, OR: MA/MS in Conflict Resolution

Rutgers – Newark College of Arts & Sciences, Newark, NJ: Master of Arts in Peace and Conflict Studies

Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD: MA in Conflict Analysis & Dispute Resolution

University of San Diego, San Diego, CA: MA Peace and Justice Studies

School of International Training, Brattleboro, VT: MA in Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation

Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX: MA in Dispute Resolution

University of Toledo, Toledo, OH: Concentration in Foundations of Peace Education with MA in Educational Psychology or MA in Education Theory and Social Foundations

University of Waterloo, Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, Ontario: MA in Peace and Conflict Studies

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI: MA in Dispute Resolution


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