CRES Academic Graduate Programs

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Find the best fit for your life. Choose between our traditional two-year master's in Conflict and Dispute Resolution, or our flexible hybrid graduate certificate in Institutional and Organizational Conflict Management.


Master's Program

You can earn a master of arts (MA) or a master of science (MS) in conflict and dispute resolution, as well as add in a concurrent degree, a graduate certificate(s), and/or a specialization(s) in addition to your CRES degree.

CRES Master's


Certificate in Institutional and Organizational Conflict Management

This certificate is designed for both current graduate students as well as working professionals who would like to add Conflict Management to their resume.

CRES Certificate 


Graduate Specializations

A graduate specialization is either a subdivision of a major or an interdisciplinary track in which a strong graduate-level curriculum is available. The CRES program administers four specializations.

CRES Graduate Specializations