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Generalist Option

The Generalist Option is for people in the Conflict Management Certificate Program who wish to place more focus on academic courses than practitioner skills. It consists of seven credits of required courses and five credits of electives.

Graduate Certificate in Conflict Management Course Requirements - Generalist Option

Course NumberTitleCredits
DISPUT 500*Basic Mediation Skills3
DISPUT 501Human Factors in Conflict Management1
DISPUT 502Negotiation Theory and Practice1
DISPUT 504Facilitating Groups in Conflict1
DISPUT 505Culture and Conflict1
Electives594 (workshops), 597 (special topics) or other approved Conflict Management Certificate electives5
Total credit hours12
Note * Candidates who have already completed Dispute 400 or other equivalent credit-bearing basic mediation courses may waive Dispute 500 and then take three additional credits of approved elective coursework.