Thank you for your interest in the MA in Conflict Resolution at Georgetown University. Our applicant pool is diverse, ranging in academic backgrounds in international relations, political science, anthropology, psychology, history, and more. Our applicant pool is comprised of both local and international students, students directly from undergraduate institutions and current practitioners both with and without work experience in the conflict resolution and peacebuilding field. While our program looks for competitive students, we seek applicants that we feel are best for the program and will benefit from the education, therefore, we take all application materials into consideration when making our admission decision.

The admissions deadline for the 2019-20 school year is January 15, 2019.  



Applicants will be notified by March 15, 2019.

The Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution (CR) program welcomes applications from a variety of academic backgrounds and experiences. In 2015-2016, the program enrolled about 65 students; each student is able to tailor the program to fit specific interests and goals that easily translate to skills needed for employment in the government, non-governmental, or private sectors. Students who complete the program are well prepared for a multitude of careers, and have world-class career development and networking opportunities readily available at Georgetown and in Washington, DC. Please review the information in the sidebars for more information regarding application materials and admissions requirements, tuition, financial aid, and first year research assistant opportunities. 

If you have specific questions regarding the application process, application materials, or if application materials have been received, please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions or refer to our frequently asked applicant questions and admitted student questions.

We look forward to reviewing your application!