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Peacebuilding and Social Justice

Minor in Peacebuilding and Social Justice 

Analyze and support the messy and complex interpersonal, communal, and international conflicts around the world with a minor in peacebuilding and social justice at the University of Mount Union. Our program is grounded in the humanities and draws from the social sciences and other academic realms. The minor provides an excellent complement to any academic major. Faculty in the program are committed to teaching theoretical understanding, practical skills-building, and engagement with diversity, which prepares you for graduate work and for a career in law, education, counseling, business, the not-for-profit world, social service, and many other fields. 

About the Program

As part of the peacebuilding and social justice program, you will learn to develop creative, nonviolent, and sustainable solutions and leverage your interdisciplinary training and disciplinary expertise to prevent conflict and to act as makers and sustainers of peace and justice in their homes, workplaces, and communities.  

Peacebuilding and Social Justice Quick Facts

  • Individualized advising to navigate the program in a manner that best suits your interests and future career goals. 
  • Study abroad, service-learning trips, conferences travel and independent research opportunities are available to students. 
  • Enrollment opportunities in Mount Union’s 3+2 Master of Arts in Social Justice program, in partnership with Methodist Theological School in Ohio (MTSO). 
  • Use what you learn in class through the Peace Building Society student organization. 


  • Curriculum

    Peacebuilding and Social Justice Curriculum

    The courses within the program well with a wide range of majors across the University.  Courses are also taught by well-rounded and committed faculty who also teach in other departments, giving you knowledge from many areas. 

    Review the Undergraduate Catalog to learn more.