Peace Education and Peace Studies

Online Graduate Certificate Program in the Foundations of Peace Education

Program Overview

In a world marked by growing social and political challenges, peace education has never been more crucial to human progress. UT’s Graduate Certificate in Foundations of Peace Education is designed for education professionals working in a variety of environments such as public schools, community colleges, universities, and non-government organizations.


Peace education is a learning process designed to develop the capacity of global citizens to critically understand and transform all forms of violence and the patterns of thought that justify and support them in order to contribute to the creation of a more just and peaceful world.  The Foundations of Peace Education explore the philosophical, sociological, and psychological basis of this learning process. 


The certificate develops the concepts, skills, and values necessary to help tomorrow’s educators infuse peace education throughout their curriculum. The program caters to an interdisciplinary and international audience and effectively integrates philosophy, policy, and practice.

For more information

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Last Updated: 6/27/22