Graduate Certificate in Conflict Management

The Certificate in Conflict Management provides students with a core understanding of the principles of conflict management.  This graduate certificate is designed to provide students with a broad perspective on conflict management and is intended to be a set of skills applied directly to a career in progress.  In addition to the first three core courses, a "settings" course is required as part of the certificate so that the student can apply conflict management principles and techniques within a specific professional context.  The final course is chosen by the student as either an internship or an applicable upper-level course.  The certificate can be completed in as little as 6 months and is an excellent add-on to the professional resume.   Courses are delivered as two-weekend blocks or online, and provide a flexible choice for busy schedules.

(15 graduate-level academic credit hours = 5 classes)

Required Courses:

ICM 5000 Introduction to Graduate Studies(non-credit)

ICM 5003 Survey of Conflict Management

ICM 5013 Negotiation and Settlement Processes

ICM 5023 Mediation

Settings/Focus Electives (Select One):

ICM 5033 Conflict Management in Business and Commercial Settings

ICM 5043 Conflict Management in Education Settings

ICM 5053 Conflict Management in Healthcare Settings

ICM 5063 Conflict Management in Religious Settings

ICM 5073 Conflict Management Clinical Internship, or one additional elective course

ICM 619V Special Topics: Conflict Management in Family Setting

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