Master of Dispute Resolution
Pepperdine University

Program Details

The most effective leaders understand how to negotiate for the best results and manage conflicts before they interfere with organizational goals. In the online MDS degree program from Pepperdine University, students gain valuable insight into the legal, psychological, and cultural factors that affect workplace conflict and complex negotiations. Course topics include:

  • An introduction to U.S. law
  • Legal research and writing
  • Negotiation
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Cross-cultural conflict
  • Conflict communication
  • Employment disputes

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Pepperdine University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent, Interview

Additional Info

  • This program has on-campus residency requirements.