Studying Peace and Social Justice at Regis

Regis University’s undergraduate certificate of completion in Peace and Social Justice offers essential groundwork and introductory practical tools for professionals involved in activities focusing on peace and social justice in local, national and world communities.
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Peace and Social Justice Undergraduate Certificate of Completion

Degree Overview

Available on-campus, the undergraduate certificate of completion in Peace and Social Justice provides students with foundational knowledge in social issues such as wealth and power, poverty and crime along with the necessary skills in persuasion, influence, motivation and negotiation so they can become successful advocates of peace and social justice on a global scale.

Total Credit Requirements: 18 credit hours (6 courses)


Choose three courses from the following:
  • SO 435 Poverty, Race, Gender and Social Conflict (3 credit hours)
  • SO 472 Wealth and Power (3 credit hours)
  • HU 435E-W Voices of Humanity (3 credit hours)
  • CR 446 Perspectives on Terrorism (3 credit hours)

Choose three courses from the following:

  • COM 408/BA 411 Conflict Management (3 credit hours)
  • COM 420 Mediation (3 credit hours)
  • COM 437/BA 437 Persuasion, Influence and Motivation (3 credit hours)
  • COM 466 Negotiation (3 credit hours)
  • PL 482/EN 482 Elements of Successful Argument (3 credit hours)

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How to Apply

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Certificate Only Applicants Submit the Following:

  • Online application form
  • Pay the $50.00 application fee
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Possess transferable college credit from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Provide evidence of work experience
  • Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens.
  • No official transcripts are necessary. The writing skills placement essay is not required.

Please note: You are limited to taking a maximum of 18 credit hours and you are NOT eligible for financial aid or veteran's benefits. If you decide to become degree-seeking you must meet all admission and degree requirements of the undergraduate program selected.

Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.

Application deadline: The application deadline is one week prior to the start of the term. Applications received after the deadline will be moved to the next term.

Application Deadlines and Class Starts

Term Class Start Date Application Deadline
Fall 8W1 - 2013 August 26, 2013 August 19, 2013
Fall 5W1 - 2013 August 26, 2013 August 19, 2013
Fall 5W2 - 2013 September 30, 2013 September 23, 2013
Fall 8W2 - 2013 October 21, 2013 October 14, 2013
Fall 5W3 - 2013 November 4, 2013 October 28, 2013
Spring 8W1 - 2014 January 6, 2014 December 30, 2013
Spring 5W1 - 2014 January 6, 2014 December 30, 2013
Spring 5W2 - 2014 February 10, 2014 February 3, 2014
Spring 8W2 - 2014 March 3, 2014 February 24, 2014
Spring 5W3 - 2014 March 17, 2014 March 10, 2014


Classroom Tuition by Credit Hour
2012 -2013 Academic Year

Program Estimated Total Program Cost Semester Hours Required Cost per Semester Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Undergraduate Certificate of Completion in Peace and Social Justice $7,430 18 $410 $50