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Conflict resolution is a broad field without defined boundaries. At its core, it involves facilitating improved social relations through better communication, improved understanding, and effective problem solving. These are skills that can be applied across many sectors and professions. That’s why the Conflict and Dispute Resolution Master’s program offers a wide range of practice areas within which students may focus. You can find out more about each of these areas below, and discover jobs relevant to each area here.
Common Job Areas
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Employers increasingly value the skills of our CRES graduates. As a broad field with fluid boundaries, conflict resolution gives you knowledge and skills that can be applied across many sectors and many professions. From corporate and organizational settings to public policy and legal practice, government and business leaders recognize that effectively managing and resolving conflict is critical to business and personal success.
We are committed to helping you put your skills into professional practice. In addition to the support available through the University of Oregon Career Center, students are encouraged to meet with our Program Director. Check out our job search tips. File cres_job_tips.docx