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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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A person's health shouldn't be taken lightly. Tense situations can spring up when health issues arise. The ability to disseminate peace during these times is invaluable. Through this certificate, you will learn to create peace in a healthcare setting, but also in your family and community. Being a peacemaker is not something you do; it is something you become.



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In ACU Online's graduate Certificate in Healthcare Collaboration and Conflict Management program, you will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to help you manage conflict effectively and professionally in the healthcare setting while fostering relationships and successfully moving parties to agreement. Coursework toward this 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.


15 hours

12 months




The Organizational Ombudsman

Conflict Management in Healthcare Organizations

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Upon completion, graduates will be able to:

  • Gain confidence in working with healthcare professionals, patients, and families.
  • Establish leadership skills in a healthcare setting.
  • Forge a pathway to the Master of Arts in Conflict Management and Resolution.
  • Learn skills necessary to become an ombudsman.

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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