A World of Career Applications in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

One of the exciting things about the developing field of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is the wealth of potential employment opportunities and applications it offers. While Creighton’s programs in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution are ideal for those who work in or wish to work in mediation and advocacy, there are also opportunities in other areas, giving you the flexibility and freedom to forge your own way according to your passions, interests and career goals. The range of opportunities will continue to expand as the field, its functions and its benefits become more prominent.

Areas with increasing opportunities for professionals trained in negotiation and dispute resolution techniques and theory may include:

  • Human resources departments
  • Organizational development
  • Labor relations
  • The military
  • Law enforcement and criminal justice
  • Healthcare administration
  • Law offices
  • Government agencies

Abilities in dispute resolution can be of great value in any field, as are communication skills and an understanding of human motivation and interpersonal relationships——skills you will learn through completion of Creighton’s conflict resolution curriculum.

Whether you already work in the field, want to make a change in your career or wish to develop your abilities in conflict management and apply them to your career in an unrelated field, Creighton’s programs in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution are the smart choice. The skills and competencies you will learn during your time as a student in the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program will also help with career advancement and development in the future.

If you decide to pursue a professional career in mediation and conflict resolution, you will have a number of different career paths and job titles to choose from, including:

  • Mediator
  • Arbitrator
  • Facilitator
  • Ombudsman
  • Conciliator

Taught by some of the leading voices in the growing field of alternative dispute resolution, the master’s and certificate programs offered through the University’s celebrated Werner Institute provide you with the latest knowledge, research and best practices of ADR, combined with a supportive, student-centered learning environment.

Learn practical conflict resolution skills and negotiation strategies that will expand your career options. Find out how: Request more information or call us toll-free at 866.717.6365 to speak with an Admissions Representative.