Conflict and Dispute Resolution Certificate

Conflict and Dispute Resolution

This certificate provides concentrated training in conflict processes that can be applied to a variety of degree and professional areas. Students completing this program will have a better understanding of the dynamics of conflict and the skills to effectively manage conflict in a wide range of settings.

Admission requirements

To be admitted students must have completed at least 30 hours and have a minimum GPA of 3.00. Meeting the minimum application requirements does not guarantee admission to the certificate.

Program requirements (15 hours)

  1. COM 205(3), 410(3), 521(3).
  2. COM 423(3) or three hours of advisor approved elective credit.
  3. Three hours of internship that directly relates to conflict and its application in professional settings. Students must have completed COM 410 or COM 521 or equivalent conflict courses before enrolling in the internship. In most instances, certificate students will enroll in COM 494, Conflict Internship, to fulfill the internship requirement. Other internship courses may be substituted with approval of the certificate advisor.
  4. All candidates must satisfy the General University Certificate Requirements.

Completion requirement

Attain a GPA of 3.00 or higher in all courses used to fulfill the certificate requirements