Why this M.A.?
The M.A. program in Conflict Resolution trains the next generation of leading practitioners with the skills and knowledge required to intervene effectively in the complex challenges confronting humankind. As a world-class center of conflict resolution training and research, the program teaches students to apply theoretical approaches alongside skills for negotiation, mediation, and program development. The program supports students to create their own focus at the local, national, international, or global level. Students learn to listen attentively, value multicultural differences, think critically and creatively, work effectively in teams, and leverage opportunities across sectors to resolve conflict.