48 months
45832 USD/year
45832 USD/year
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This unique Peace and Justice Studies program from Pace University merges the field’s theoretical principles with the practical experience in New York City and beyond. Pace’s PJS major is centered around three fundamental pillars—research, action, and education. 

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We draw on the vibrancy of the city, the expertise of our faculty and the passion of our students to create a community that is centered on sustainability, intersectionality, and transformation on local, national, and international levels.

Passion for Transformational Justice

  • Emerge as a competent and confident researcher.
  • Be actively engaged in addressing harm and preventing violence.
  • Earn a degree that will enable you to be committed to long-term work based in anti-racism, anti-oppression, and decolonizing perspectives.


The Peace and Justice Studies program from Pace University supports students as they pursue careers in non-profits, humanitarian and international aid work, international law, negotiation, diplomacy, mediation, community organizing, poverty reduction, restorative justice, and more.

Career Options

  • Alliance for Peacebuilding
  • Alma Migrante
  • Asylum Works
  • Equality Now
  • Fulbright Fellows
  • Global Policy Forum
  • Institute for Economics and Peace

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nonviolence: Theory and Practice
  • International Law and Human Rights
  • Reconciliation and Transitional Justice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


128 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application & Fee
  • Identification
  • Letters of Recommendation - Two letters of recommendation from a teacher or counselor who knows you well and can attest to your academic potential and personal characteristics.  
  • A Written Essay/Personal Statement - One essay/personal statement, approximately 250-650 words in length, which will assist the Admission Committee in reviewing your application. The essay/personal statement you submit must consist solely of your own original work. 
  • Official Test Scores - Official test scores and other educational materials must be sent directly from the testing authority or institution.
  • Official Transcripts - Official transcripts, diplomas, and leaving examination scores from secondary and post-secondary schools (in English). 

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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