Conflict and Dispute Resolution Undergraduate Certificate

Develop the skills to effectively manage and resolve conflict.

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Learn to resolve disputes in a variety of settings and within culturally diverse populations.

This 16-hour program will prepare you to analyze, address, and manage conflict effectively. Conflict, and it’s management and resolution, is relevant to all professions: communication, business, child and family development, criminal justice and more.

Conflict can be found in communities and within the workplace, educational, interpersonal and family settings. This versatile certificate allows you to tailor your course of study to fit your particular needs and interests.

The required internship provides practical experience in conflict management, mediation and negotiation skills and may be completed within your community.

Career opportunities:
  • Mediator
  • Arbitration Specialist
  • Human Resources
  • Education
  • Health Care
  • Child and Family Development
  • Ministry
  • Social Work
  • Natural Sciences
  • Business
  • Management
  • Media
  • Public Service
  • Criminal Justice
  • Communication

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Maximize your investment of time and money.
Missouri State's total costs are lower than most other universities in the state and well below the national average.

Financial aid and scholarships are available. In fact, Bears access more than $150 million in financial aid per year.


Advance your skills with this accredited, flexible degree program.

Enjoy a high level of academic excellence. Full-time faculty develop and teach the same curriculum online as taught on-campus.

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Get ahead sooner.
Earn your certificate in just 16 credit hours

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