Certificate in School Conflict Resolution and Peacemaking
Effective conflict resolution and management in schools can lead to a cooperative educational environment. Courses examine school conflict management and mediation, discipline that restores and development of curriculum as well as peer mediation programs.
- Courses offered in summer
- Optional supplement to the master's degree programs in the School of Education
- Faculty with experience in fostering restorative discipline systems in schools
Degree ProgramPeacemaking And Conflict Studies (PACS) Program
This certificate prepares teachers and curriculum/school leaders to become effective conflict managers and educators in conflict management and peacemaking in their classrooms and schools.
The following courses are part of this program. Please speak with an admissions counselor for specific course information.
- Institute in School Peer Mediation Program Development
- Discipline That Restores
- Curriculum in Conflict Peacemaking
- Introductory Practicum in Mediation
- Conflict Analysis
- Group Dynamics and Processes
- Historical Peacemakers
- Institute in Discipline That Restores Program Development
- Counseling for Diversity
- Laws and Ethics
- Practicum in Group Process
When can I start?
Courses are in the semester format, beginning in the fall (August), spring (January) and summer (May).
- Application form and fee
- Orientation interview (meet with program director for education plan)
- Statement of intent (1-2 pages explaining your goals)
- Three references (see form below)
- Writing sample (copy of a recent paper you have submitted for a class or read an article related to your program of interest and give an analysis of it)
- Official transcript of BA/BS degree
- Letter of explanation if your GPA is under 2.75
Total Units: 15
Program information and tuition subject to change.