May 26, 2018  
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog

Conflict Resolution (Graduate Certificate)

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The Certificate Program offers a choice of curriculum options, including four 12-credit concentrations and two 18-credit dual-specializations.

All options focus on developing conflict resolution skills for professionals in a wide variety of settings where managing conflict is an essential part of their work, as well as providing a foundation for those who are interested in pursuing conflict intervention as a major professional focus.

The certificate programs (with the exception of the dual-specialization options) can be completed in one year (two semesters) of part-time study. Dual-specialization options can be completed in one year of full-time study or three semesters of part-time study.

Options and Required Courses

Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution and Management (12 credits)

Graduate Certificate in Organizational Conflict (12 credit)

Graduate Certificate in International Conflict (12 credit)

Dual-Specialization Options (18 credits)

Graduate Certificate in Mediation and Organizational Conflict

Graduate Certificate in Mediation and International Conflict

Conflict Resolution Colloquium Series

All certificate students are required to attend a total of five colloquia over the course of their enrollment in the certificate program. Colloquia are offered approximately monthly, for a total of seven to eight each academic year.

Admission Requirements

Graduate certificate admission requirement include:

  1. Bachelor’s degree
  2. Demonstrated writing skills
  3. Three letters of recommendation
  4. Written essays, responsive to quiestions accessible on the Conflict Resolution home page.


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