Peace Studies

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Garden City

Develop strategies for sustainable peace.

Why Earn Your Minor in Peace Studies?

Peace Studies is a minor that provides an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the complex nature of human rights, peace, and peace-building work as well as hands-on experience with local, national, and global human rights organizations. Students in the program develop an awareness that humanity can and must find alternative means to resolve conflict—means that do not include war or violence.

Why Earn Your Minor in Peace Studies at Adelphi?

  • The minor prepares students for a wide variety of advanced study and careers, spanning the fields of law, politics, education, medicine, business, nonprofit management, community development and advocacy.
  • The overall focus on social justice and human rights complements Adelphi University’s existing strengths in International Studies, the Levermore Global Scholars Program, and work with the United Nations.
92%* * Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2019
of our 2019 baccalaureate and master’s graduates were employed or continuing their education within six months of graduation
Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2019

Exceptional Hands-On Learning

Adelphi has forged strong relationships with many influential partner organization. Our proximity to New York City is of significant benefit to making the most of these partnerships with opportunities for experiential learning.

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Application Requirements

To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements:

Transformative Educational Opportunities

All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape:

  • The Honors College – fostering intellectual perspectives and critical skills
  • Levermore Global Scholars – preparing students to become global thinkers and leaders
  • Study Abroad – providing opportunities to experience another culture and see the world from a new perspective

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