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Study with Us

The Center for Justice in Peacebuilding (CJP) has educational and training options for a wide variety of goals and outcomes. 

I am interested in:

Conflict Resolution

Restorative Justice


Business Administration


Racial Healing/Equity


Explore a New Field

Criminal Justice Reform

Faith Rooted Organizing

Full-time professional work

Knowledge refresher

New Skills

Career advancement



Graduate studies

Study Options for 2022-23

CJP will be offering a mix of hybrid and online courses in order to keep all students, faculty, and staff safe. Please consult with the CJP registrar to put together a schedule that meets your academic and health/safety needs.

Admissions Contact

Adam King



More questions about our programs?

  • The Summer Peacebuilding Institute is a great entry point to explore the peacebuilding and restorative justice fields through short-term, intensive courses with a broad menu of topics and offerings. Courses are available for academic credit or training. It is also possible to take courses for academic credit to apply towards another program and not a graduate program at CJP or EMU. If interested in attending SPI for professional training or for academic credit but not towards a degree at CJP, then please apply using the SPI application.
  • If you are considering a graduate program at CJP at some point in the future, but not sure which or when, we recommend applying directly to the graduate program from the beginning, even if you are considering a low-residency or part-time basis through SPI. This simplifies the registration process for you and gets you connected with an advisor and our registrar for course planning and registration.
  • We understand that you may change your mind about enrolling in the graduate program and therefore would need to switch from academic credit to training. It is easy to switch from graduate credit to training, but must be done by June 30 of the current summer term.
  • Alternately, if you are in SPI and wish to switch from training to graduate credit, again this change must happen before June 30 of the current summer term. Please contact the CJP Registrar at for more information.
  • Read our frequently asked questions.
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