Graduate Certificate in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

A Graduate Certificate Through the Werner Institute

The graduate certificate in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution offered through the Werner Institute at Creighton University's School of Law teaches you effective techniques of conflict management, negotiation, and online dispute resolution from a systemic approach. The negotiation tactics and conflict resolution strategies you will learn during the program will help you at every point of your career, no matter what industry you serve.

The online graduate certificate can be completed in eight months, encompassing 16 credit hours with a five-day residency requirement. Some of the topics you will explore include:

  • Theories of communication
  • Alternative dispute resolution approaches
  • Types of organizational conflicts
  • Internet-based dispute resolution
  • Careers in conflict resolution

You can also choose to transition into Creighton's full Master's Degree in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program by completing an additional 16 credit hours.

If you choose to enroll in the online negotiation and conflict resolution certificate program, you'll take the same courses developed by highly credentialed faculty that teach students in the master's program. You'll learn by participating in intensive conflict resolution and negotiation training, which gives you unparalleled experience through simulated role-playing and interactive sessions during the five-day residency. The real-world skills and hands-on training provided during this accelerated online graduate certificate program will help you advance with your current profession or start a new career in negotiation and conflict resolution.

Alliance with the Association for Conflict Resolution

Creighton has partnered with the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) to provide students and alumni valuable resources and discounts. Benefits of the academic alliance include:

  • Reduced ACR membership rate of $50 per year for current students and alumni ($145 savings)
  • $200 Creighton tuition discount per semester for ACR members ($600 annual savings)
  • Discount ACR conference registration
  • Free subscriptions to ACR print and digital publications

Learn more about the benefits of the ACR alliance.

Be a Leader in Dispute Resolution

Become an expert in conflict management. Find out more about earning your graduate certificate in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution from Creighton University. Call a Program Manager today toll-free at 866.717.6365 or request more information.