Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution
Types of Degrees Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution Majors Are Getting
The following table lists how many peace studies and conflict resolution graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Who Is Getting a Master’s Degree in Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution?
At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of conflict resolution majors is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||79|
|Hispanic or Latino||59|
Americans aren’t the only ones with an interest in Conflict Resolution. About 13.2% of those with this major are international students. The most popular countries for students from outside the country are:
- Saudi Arabia
- South Korea
Master’s Degree Starting Salary
The median starting salary of students who graduated in 2015-2017 with a master’s degree in conflict resolution was $46,000 per year. These stats come from the U.S. Department of Education. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $39,025 (25th percentile) and $50,925 (75th percentile).
One thing to note here is that not all of these people may be working in careers related to conflict resolution.
Online Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution Programs
In 2018-2019, 98 schools offered a conflict resolution program of some type. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.
|Degree Level||Colleges Offering Programs||Colleges Offering Online Classes|
|Certificate (Less Than 1 Year)||12||1|
|Certificate (1-2 years)||3||0|
|Certificate (2-4 Years)||0||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research)||4||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||0||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||0||0|
Majors Related to Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution
You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to conflict resolution.
|Major||Number of Grads|
|Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies||37,392|
|Biological & Physical Science||29,278|
|Human Computer Interaction||1,272|
|Science, Technology & Society||1,171|
|Mathematics & Computer Science||1,105|
|Multicultural & Diversity Studies||424|
|Classical & Ancient Studies||303|
|Cultural Studies & Analysis||227|
|Accounting & Computer Science||71|
- College Factual
- College Scorecard
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Usual Weekly Earnings of Wage and Salary Workers First Quarter 2020
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