Master of Arts in Conflict Analysis &
Master of Arts in Conflict
Analysis and Dispute Resolution
The Department of Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution of
Salisbury University invites applications to its Master of Arts
program in conflict analysis and dispute resolution. Applications for early consideration should be sent by January 15th.
Deadline for Applications is April 14th.
If applying after April 14th contact Graduate Director. Late applications will be considered case by case.
The two-year MA program in conflict analysis and dispute
resolution prepares students from around the globe for positions
in alternative dispute resolution, negotiation, mediation,
dispute systems design in government and nongovernmental
organizations. Our students spend quality time in the classroom,
completing a balanced course load, as well as beyond the
classroom through a practicum experience that allows them to
blend theory and practice by testing their conflict resolution
skills within specific organizations of their choice, which
ultimately prepares them for the work place.
Find out more:
Download Brochure (PDF)
For more information, feel free to contact the Graduate
Program Director, Dr. Jacques Koko at
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,
Dr. Jacques Koko
- by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
or by phone at: (410) 677-0135 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.