Certificate Options

Mediation Skills Training Certificate

Students may earn a Cook County Circuit Court-approved Mediation Skills Training Certificate by completing MCR 601. Full admission to the master's program in conflict resolution is not required of students only seeking the Mediation Skills Training Certificate.

Students who complete the certificate can later count MCR 601 toward the Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution.

Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution

In addition, students may earn a Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution by completing MCR 601 and three other MCR courses. Courses completed as part of the graduate certificate can later count towards the Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution.

*Financial aid is not available for either the Mediation Skills Training Certificate or the Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution.