Certificate in Conflict and Dispute Resolution
Missouri State University

Program Details

Learn to effectively analyze, address, and manage conflict with a Certificate in Conflict and Dispute Resolution from Missouri State. Conflict resolution skills can be applied in a variety of workplace, educational, and community settings. 

The curriculum includes components of core classwork, electives, and an internship. Students will learn about the different types of conflict found in various environments as well as current theories and research on conflict. Classes will help develop conflict management skills and tools, and students will gain practical experience in conflict management, mediation, and negotiation skills.

Professions benefiting from a Certificate in Conflict and Dispute Resolution include:

  • Communication
  • Business
  • Child and family development
  • Criminal justice
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Social service


  • Completion of at least 30 college credits
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission