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The Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution (MCR) is a one-of-a-kind, interdisciplinary program for people committed to peace and justice. The convenient low-residency format allows students to earn their degree while working full-time from anywhere in the world.
Taught by experts with years of real-world experience the degree provides excellent preparation to enter the fast-growing field of mediation as well as a variety of other human-centered careers. >Read more about career opportunities in conflict resolution.
In addition to the master's degree, students have the option of selecting one of two certficate options in conflict resolution, including the Cook County Circuit Court-approved Mediation Skills Training, which can be later be applied toward the master's degree.
Students also have the option of completing a practicum course to gain real-world experience assisting a professional mediator or serving in an administrative capacity in a nonprofit organization. Dominican has deep roots with several service-oriented community partners, opening a variety of practicum opportunities.
The MA in Conflict Resolution is offered in a convenient low-residency format. Students will complete two five-day intensive courses on campus, with the remaining courses completed online. This provides the best of both worlds: face-to-face interaction with faculty and peers with the flexibility and convenience of online learning.
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