We train students in conflict resolution, collaborative decision making, and problem solving. Courses are designed to help students understand the causes and characteristics of conflict. Graduates of the program are equipped with the skills to effectively intervene in a variety of conflict situations, both locally and globally. We are involved in everything from court mediation, peace education, restorative justice, inter-religious dialogue both locally and in Nigeria, bridging the Israeli Palestinian conflict and much more.
Check out the curriculum page , our promo video and virtual info session . Here is a link to our internship resources and a list of the upcoming and recent events we have hosted to get an idea of the breadth of topics we are involved in. Plus we have an alumni video series where you can see the career path of some of our graduates and we also offer are many hands on, in the field opportunities through our Center for Governance and Sustainability and Center for Peace Democ...
In addition, we offer a summer study abroad program in Ecuador Conflict Transformation Across Boarders , where you can earn up to 6 credits that would count toward the 36 required for the Master’s degree in Conflict Resolution. Link to youtube video. Plus this summer we launched another program: Lessons in Community Peacebuilding in Armagh, Northern Ireland
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