Undergraduate Certificate in Conflict and Dispute Resolution

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Why study conflict and dispute resolution at Missouri State?

  • Our certificate program is offered through the Center for Dispute Resolution, which provides you with the unique opportunity to participate in mediation trainings and sessions.
  • Through elective courses, you can tailor the certificate program to better help you achieve your educational and professional goals.
  • Our program prepares you to respond to a variety of conflict situations, from family to community to organizational issues.
  • Knowledge and skills in conflict management prepare you for a variety of career opportunities, including communication, criminal justice, business and social services.

Understanding and resolving

The certificate in conflict and dispute resolution is a 16-hour program for undergraduate students. This interdisciplinary program prepares you to analyze, address and manage conflict professionally and effectively.