The Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution and Negotiation explores the realm of its subject through a mixture of required and elective coursework. Topics covered include negotiation, conflict management, ethics, power, organizational dynamics, and best practices. The total Certificate is 9 credit-hours.
Admission requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution and Negotiation mirror those of the Masters of Professional Studies (MPS) in Leadership and Organizational Administration with Strategic Leadership concentration at Austin Peay State University:
- Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.5
- Bachelor's degree, conferred in any field, from a regionally accredited institution
- Choose ONE of the following:
- Portfolio - Applicants may submit a portfolio in lieu of the GRE. The portfolio must include a current resume, a personal essay detailing the reasons for wanting to enter the M.P.S. program and discussing how the program will help the applicant achieve personal and professional goals, and two letters of professional and/or academic reference. Applicants must upload or submit the portfolio to the Office of Graduate Admissions. OR
- Minimum GRE revised General Test scores of: Verbal - 143, Quantitative - 150, and Analytical Writing - 4.0.
What opportunities are available with this degree?
The Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution and Negotiation serves a variety of students wanting to explore conflict resolution, negotiation, and related topics and to enhance their leadership in a variety of settings including professional, advocative, and personal. In particular, this program may appeal to these types of students:
- Enhances credentials in Leadership Realm
- Credits are applicable to the Leadership and Organizational Administration Master's degree
- Advanced studies without committing to a full Masters program
- Specific content for your professional needs