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Graduate Programs of CJP

Graduate Programs of CJP

Online Options for 2020-21

Because the COVID-19 pandemic is highly unpredictable, the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding (CJP) is making all courses accessible online for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • New students will have a fully online program in the fall semester and an option to remain online or move to Harrisonburg in January for the spring semester.
  • It will be possible to complete the full degree online but we hope to see everyone back on campus for Summer Peacebuilding Institute (SPI) and our delayed 25th Anniversary celebration in May and June 2021.
  • The online program includes careful attention to creating the experience of a genuine community that is central to the CJP program.

What kind of peacebuilder are you?

Resolve conflict and seek justice where you live and work. Decide what kind of peace and social justice work is most interesting to you, by exploring our two degree options below. Both programs combine theory and practice. Ongoing practice opportunities, specialized skills courses, and individualized practicum placements inform the learning experience through the entirety of both programs. 

(download a pdf version of "What Kind of a Peacebuilder are You?")

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Have you done full time voluntary service?

Students who have served for at least two years with a fully volunteer service organization are eligible to apply for this discount which will award 12.5% tuition discount per credit hour. Access the application form to apply for this scholarship.

Other scholarships, grants and discounts can be found on our financial aid page.

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