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 2017-2018 for each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Who Is Getting a Bachelor’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||58|
|Hispanic or Latino||68|
Students from other countries are interested in Conflict Resolution, too. About 3.4% of those with this major are international students. The most popular countries for students from outside the country are:
- Saudi Arabia
- South Korea
Bachelor’s Degree Starting Salary
Data from the U.S. Department of Education shows that peace studies and conflict resolution students who graduated in 2015-2017 with a bachelor’s degree made a median starting salary of $39,000 per year. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $34,600 (25th percentile) and $41,650 (75th percentile).
It’s important to note that just because the people reporting these salaries have a degree in conflict resolution, it does not mean that they are working in a job related to their degree.
Online Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution Programs
In the 2017-2018 academic year, 102 schools offered some type of peace studies and conflict resolution program. 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)||13||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||34,540|
|Biological & Physical Science||27,751|
|Human Computer Interaction||1,146|
|Science, Technology & Society||1,060|
|Mathematics & Computer Science||833|
|Multicultural & Diversity Studies||416|
|Classical & Ancient Studies||315|
|Cultural Studies & Analysis||236|
|Accounting & Computer Science||45|
- 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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