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Postgraduate Certificate Applied Conflict Resolution

The graduate certificate in Applied Conflict Resolution from Portland State University can help you develop the skill-set you need to effectively approach, manage and resolve conflict between individuals, families and groups, organizations, even nations.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 1 year
Starting in: January, April, September
Tuition Fee: $708 per credit
Location: Portland Campus (Portland, United States)

You can use the Applied Conflict Resolution certificate from Portland State University as a stepping stone in your profession, or as a distinctive credential that can help you advance in your career, whether you work in education, business, government, counseling, social work, or human resources.

We combine theory and research with practical, hands-on experience, ensuring you leave the program ready to tackle conflict resolution in the real world.

What can you do

In as little as two to three terms, you can learn effective techniques for engaging and transforming disputes in organizational and community life.

PSU’s certificate in applied conflict resolution can prepare you to enter or advance in fields as diverse as human resources, policing and corrections, education leadership and student services, ombuds, patient advocacy, humanitarianism, and non-governmental organizations. You’ll also be prepared for jobs involving research, program development and program evaluation.


Courses Included

  • Research Methods in Conflict Resolution
  • Practicum