Master of Arts in Conflict Analysis &
The MA program
in CADR is accepting
applications for the 2013 cohort
Our first of three
application reviews will take place in early
of 2013. In the meantime feel
free to contact the graduate director Robert LA
if you have questions about the program.
Welcome to our program!
The MA CADR is a new program that
addresses the growing need for highly skilled conflict resolution
practitioners to work within judicial, governmental, social
services and private sector systems. This is a quickly
growing field, with governments and corporations increasingly
using mediation and other conflict resolution processes in their
Students with any undergraduate major can
pursue the degree.
Courses for this program are taught in a
cohort, over two years and are offered primarily in the
Center for Conflict Resolution 'Teaching
The program is closely integrated with the
Conflict Resolution, which functions as a 'teaching
hospital.' The center offers extensive opportunities
for students to get involved in both research and practice.
The academic and clinical faculty work closely with students,
ensuring that each students gains valuable hands-on experience
in the field, specifically tailored to their individual career
The curriculum mixes strong practice
skills with theory knowledge, providing a well-rounded education
that allows students to apply theory in the real world.
The curriculum also includes a strong emphasis on research
skills for those students planning to continue their
Please take some time to explore the potential of this
program, via this website or by
contacting either the Graduate Director,
Robert LA Chance
- by email at:
or by phone at: (410) 341-7987 or Dr.
Polkinghorn - by email at:
or by phone at: (410) 219-2873, or Dr. Ignaciyas Soosaipillai
- by email at:
or by phone at: 410-543-6435. We look forward to helping
you accomplish your professional goals.