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5 Bachelor Programs in Peace and Conflict Studies

Bachelor’s degrees open doors. They prepare students for further academic studies and for movement into enjoyable careers. These programs typically take about four years to complete. Students are exposed to the fundamentals in their chosen course of study and may choose to gain employment in their field while continuing with advanced degrees.   What is a Bachelor in Peace and Conflict S… Read more

Bachelor’s degrees open doors. They prepare students for further academic studies and for movement into enjoyable careers. These programs typically take about four years to complete. Students are exposed to the fundamentals in their chosen course of study and may choose to gain employment in their field while continuing with advanced degrees.

What is a Bachelor in Peace and Conflict Studies? This interdisciplinary program focuses on the resolution of conflicts at interpersonal and global levels. Students will study the dynamics between individuals and groups in home settings and the work place, and on a much broader scale. Course topics may include conflict theory, social movements, human rights, conflict management and resolution, and the processes of change. Students scrutinize destructive wars, their causes and their resolution. Similar examination of peace processes take place.

Students in the program benefit from multifaceted perspectives on complex interactions. They take close looks at the elements of peace, conflict and social order. With exposure to questions of economics, politics, history and ecology, the student graduates with a deep understanding and appreciation of the processes of change and how individuals and entire societies can be affected.

The costs of participation in this program can vary a great deal between schools. This is especially true from one country to another. Those who are interested in becoming students should contact the individual schools for accurate tuition and fee information.

With a bachelor’s degree, graduates are prepared for careers as communication coordinators or assistants, community development organizers, journalists, media specialists, public relations officers, speechwriters, public advocates and program coordinators. Graduates can find jobs working for local and regional governments, media outlets, in the offices of politicians and with public outreach organizations. Some bachelor students choose to continue with their academic journey to earn advanced degrees.

Those who are interested in completing this program should take a look at the many school opportunities in the program listing. Fill out the lead form to receive information from specific schools. Are you interested? Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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McMaster University Faculty of Humanities
Hamilton , Canada

We need only look around us to see the negative impact of human conflict on an international and national scale, as well as within our own communities. The program seeks to un ... +

We need only look around us to see the negative impact of human conflict on an international and national scale, as well as within our own communities. The program seeks to understand the reasons for confrontation and violence on all levels and, by understanding, to find ways to transform or prevent destructive conflicts. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English (Canada)
Campus
 
Felician University
Rutherford , USA

As a Humanities major, we invite you to design a program of study reflecting your interests! You have the opportunity to pull together courses from across the Humanities disci ... +

As a Humanities major, we invite you to design a program of study reflecting your interests! You have the opportunity to pull together courses from across the Humanities disciplines and connect them around a particular theme, movement or school of thought. For example, you may choose to focus on the evolution of Western culture through art, literature, music, philosophy and/or religion with a concentration in Interdisciplinary Studies or Global Peace & Justice. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Malmö University
Malmö , Sweden

Armed conflict and other forms of organised violence affect the daily lives of people in many parts of the world. The programme in Peace and Conflict Studies will provide you ... +

Armed conflict and other forms of organised violence affect the daily lives of people in many parts of the world. The programme in Peace and Conflict Studies will provide you with an understanding of systemic as well as grassroots-level perspectives on organised violence, conflict resolution and the concept of peace. During the course of study you will learn to understand and analyse how various types of armed conflict and organised violence arise and develop over time, and also under which conditions sustainable peace might emerge. -
Bachelor
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
George Mason University Korea
Incheon , South Korea

The world is becoming increasingly connected and the ability to create and maintain cross-cultural connections is more important than ever. As the effects of violence and conf ... +

The world is becoming increasingly connected and the ability to create and maintain cross-cultural connections is more important than ever. As the effects of violence and conflict are felt throughout the global community, we are seeing more and more opportunities for collaboration, problem-solving, and peacebuilding in local communities and across international barriers. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Eastern Mennonite University
Harrisonburg , USA +1 More

Join a campus where peace and justice are a big part of conversation across disciplines. Choose to major in peacebuilding and development and you’ll dig deep into the complexi ... +

Join a campus where peace and justice are a big part of conversation across disciplines. Choose to major in peacebuilding and development and you’ll dig deep into the complexities of working for social change. Program professors have lived internationally and are committed to work for justice at home and around the world. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 

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