Genocide Prevention Certificate Application Deadline Approaching

26 May 2016

The Online Genocide Prevention Certificate (GPC) is a new program developed by the Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies (MAHG) Program at Stockton University with the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (AIPR).

GPC aims to meet the need for extended specialized training among professionals in government, the military, the business sector and non-governmental organizations around the world. The aim of the program is to offer rigorous instruction in frameworks of and strategies for genocide prevention based on the ethical insights of liberal arts study. It is the first graduate Certificate program of its kind both in the USA and globally.

The courses will be taught completely online by members of the MAHG faculty and associated programs at Stockton University as well as by Consortium Faculty drawn from international experts in genocide prevention.  Students will be given a broad-based education in the history of genocide and the Holocaust combined with focused courses on topics central to genocide prevention, including early warning systems, perpetrator psychology, forms of intervention, and justice mechanisms. As a Capstone to their studies, Certificate students will conduct country-specific research in a seminar taught by MAHG faculty members in conjunction the UN Office of the Special Advisor on the Prevention of Genocide.

Application deadline for the Fall session is 1 July 2016. To find more information about the curriculum, click here.

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