Student-centered and learner-driven.
Graduate education at the IIRP will help you maximize the power of relationships, manage conflict and guide organizational change. Each course convenes a learning community, where you will engage with the subject matter, fellow students and faculty. Our students find their graduate experiences useful and meaningful in their daily lives: your knowledge and competency will grow throughout your studies.
- Blended and online coursework geared toward working professionals allows you to study where you live and work.
- Tailor your plan of study to meet your learning goals.
A bachelor's degree or equivalent is required for all our academic programs.
Graduate Certificate in Restorative Practices
This program will help you establish a firm understanding of how restorative practices works to distinguish yourself as a practitioner in your setting.
- Two required courses and two electives.
- You may complete your certificate within a year.
All courses taken for the Certificate can be applied toward a Master of Science degree after completion.
Master of Science in Restorative Practices
This advanced degree will prepare you to make systemic changes in your work environment and community.
- Four required courses and six electives.
- Supported by faculty and fellow students, course assignments help you put your learning into practice.
Most students complete the program in two to three years.
We offer a thesis option for students in our Master of Science degree program who wish to expand knowledge of restorative practices by conducting original research. A faculty chair will guide students to design relevant research that can be completed within a one-year time frame.