Academic Programs

Thank you for your interest in academic programs in Peace, Conflict, and Social Justice.

We offer two programs for undergraduates at the University of Louisville:

The certificate is awarded upon graduation concurrent with a degree. To add the certificate in Peace, Justice & Conflict Transformation to your transcript you should visit:

Peace, Justice and Conflict Transformation at UofL

Peace, Justice, and Conflict Transformation


Established in 2012, the undergraduate certificate in Peace, Justice, and Conflict Transformation program is housed in the College of Arts and Sciences.



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Social Change Minor

  • How do people, across times and places, work to change their social environment?
  • How do they respond when their social environments change around them?
  • Where do you fit in?

With a minor in social change you can explore these questions in close collaboration with peers and faculty members. Students design their own curriculum within the structure laid out here: curriculum.

The Social Change minor complements any major program. It provides valuable experience and background for careers in social movements or for a lifetime of engaged citizenship.