The Master of Arts in Conflict Analysis Dispute Resolution requires the completion of 36 credit hours. The program consists of 8 core courses (24 credits), two electives (6 credits), a Field Practicum (3 credits), and a thesis project or a professional development project (3 credits). The program must be completed with a cumulative average of a B (3.0) or higher, with no more than 6 credit hours below a grade of B and no grade lower than a C.
The Master’s degree is delivered as a full-time, cohort model that can be completed in 21 months (two academic years, including training courses during the winter and summer term). The program is a residency program that requires students to be in Salisbury, MD for the bulk of their course work.
Program requirements are as follows:
1. Complete 24 credits of Core course work:
Introduction to CADR
Problem Solving, Negotiation and Conflict
Structural and Systemic Conflict and DSD
Mediation Theory and Practice
Theories of Conflict and Conflict Resolution
Group Processes and Complex Conflicts
Workshops, Training and Conflict Coaching
2. Complete 3 credits of Field Practicum course work: