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.

Unique Features

  • 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

Our Graduates

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.

When can I start?

Courses are in the semester format, beginning in the fall (August), spring (January) and summer (May).

Admissions Requirements

  • 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
Your admissions counselor may require you review the following documents during your application.

Further Info

Total Units: 15

Program information and tuition subject to change.


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