CONTACT Master of Arts
in Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation

The Master of Arts and CONTACT Joint Program combines the 14-credit CONTACT Graduate Certificate program with one semester of study in the on-campus MA in Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation program or the MA in Intercultural Service, Leadership, and Management program; a professional practicum; and a capstone thesis paper and presentation.

Note: Students interested in this program option should contact our admissions department.

This program option is designed for working professionals and others who wish to pursue a Master of Arts degree at SIT while minimizing the amount of time away from home and career.

Students in the program benefit from the experience of the global online learning community provided through the Graduate Certificate and the accredited, internationally focused master’s degrees offered by SIT at its Brattleboro, Vermont campus. SIT programs are based on an experiential learning model and a commitment to social justice and intercultural communication.


  • Year One
    • Summer Peacebuilding Program in Vermont (May and June)
    • Graduate Certificate in Conflict Transformation, Online (September–May)
  • Year Two
    • On-campus coursework (one term: fall or spring)
    • Reflective Practice Phase, which comprises a field-based practicum (six months) with related academic work
    • Capstone paper, presentation, and seminar in Vermont (offered at various times throughout the year)
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