Be the expert everyone needs—and make progress possible.

Conflict is a normal part of our lives, and it exists everywhere. It is also one of the greatest barriers to progress and happiness. The Conflict and Dispute Resolution (CRES) Master's Degree program gives you the skills and knowledge to resolve conflicts peacefully—both on an intimate level between individuals, and a high level between organizations and even nations.

As a CRES student, you'll join a remarkable cohort of students and have a broad range of career opportunities. And most importantly, you'll be an important influence everywhere you go. 

Find Your Passion

Partnered with Oregon Law’s nationally ranked Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center, the CRES program is intimate and intense. The faculty is passionate. The curriculum is rich. You will learn theory and put it into practice. You will stretch yourself to consider new perspectives on competition and cooperation, relationships and responsibility, and, war and peace.

Whether it is at the office or boardroom, or in the neighborhood or between family members, the Oregon Law’s Master’s Degree in Conflict & Dispute Resolution will give you the tools to make a difference.

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