Certificate in Workplace Conflict Management and Peacemaking

This program draws on the resources of both the peacemaking and conflict studies and leadership and organizational studies graduate programs to help people understand the nature of organizations and the dynamics of conflict in order to develop skills in constructive conflict management.

Unique Features

  • Convenient evening or weekend courses
  • Faculty with years of experience in facilitating organizational conflict resolution

Our Graduates

Courses for this program expand skills in peacemaking and leadership, making the certificate useful in any workplace. Skills in these areas could prove to be valuable in job placement and career advancement, especially into leadership positions.

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: 15-17

Program information and tuition subject to change.


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