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CERTIFICATE IN CONFLICT MANAGEMENT FOR EDUCATORS

A Christ-centered education that comes to you.

At ACU, our nationally recognized online degree programs are designed for busy working adults just like you. Our programs are intentionally structured to allow you to balance work, life and other commitments. As a student of ACU Online, you are part of a vibrant, virtual, Christ-centered community.

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ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Disputes are bound to happen in professional settings and in our personal lives. Negotiation, conflict resolution and collaboration skills are highly valued – and greatly needed – in today’s schools. In fact, conflict resolution-related positions are expected to grow faster than the average occupation, according to the Department of Labor.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

FORMAT

100% online

In ACU Online's graduate Certificate in Conflict Management for Educators program, you will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to help you manage conflict effectively and professionally in the classroom and boardroom while fostering relationships and successfully moving parties to agreement. Work toward the graduate certificate will, in most cases, be applicable to the Master of Arts in Conflict Management and Resolution should you decide to pursue a graduate degree.

TIMEFRAME

15 hours

12 months

EXAMPLE COURSEWORK

Negotiation

Mediation

Managing Conflict in Schools

Identity, Culture, and Conflict

+ Outcomes

+ Admission Requirements

Upon completion, graduates will have:

  • Increased confidence in working with students, parents, faculty, administration, board and community.
  • Added value in leadership in school settings.
  • Better understanding of yourself and how you navigate conflict in your personal relationships.
  • Increased empathy for others to become a truly effective conflict management specialist.

To be considered for admission, students must:

  • Complete the online program application accompanied by a non-refundable processing fee.
  • Submit an official transcript of all previous colleges attended. The transcript must indicate an earned bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university or equivalent.
  • Have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above, probationary status may be granted.
  • Submit a current resume.

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