Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies / Peace & Reconciliation Studies
University of Maine

Program Details

This specific MA in Interdisciplinary Studies by UMaine-Online focuses on world order.  Peace & Reconciliation Studies is an emerging field that looks at the existing conditions and hurdles that stand in the way of conflict resolution, calm, and tranquility.  Students in this graduate program can take their knowledge and apply it to careers that deal with social conflict and community development, whether it is for an NGO or government organization.  Skills in policy analysis, political change, conflict analysis, organizational transformation and leadership are developed in this degree.  Coursework likely includes:

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Beloved Community
  • Buddhism, Peace & Contemplative Traditions
  • Forgiveness:  Creating a Culture of Peace & Reconciliation

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Maine is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)