Managing Conflict Through Negotiation and Mediation Training
Earn a Master of Science in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Online
Conflict is a fact of life. But it doesn’t have to be a bad thing: when handled skillfully, conflict can actually involve a productive process that results in growth and innovation.
Creighton University’sMaster of Science in Negotiation and Dispute Resolutiononline degree program approaches conflict management and mediation through a wide lens, rather than simply looking at what each party wants and how to get it. Instead, you’ll learn to systematically break down conflict issues, zero in on areas of shared interest, and improve communication to reveal new vistas of opportunity.
The program can help prepare you for a successful career in conflict resolution, and given what a large part conflict plays in the world, you can apply what you learn to turbocharge your successful career in almost any endeavor.
An Interdisciplinary Program to Help You Face Real-World Conflict
Theonline Master's Degree in Negotiation and Dispute Resolutionis an interdisciplinary degree offered through theWERNER INSTITUTEat the Creighton University School of Law. The program is grounded in legal problem solving, policy, and principles related to conflict management and mediation. But it also incorporates elements of business studies and the social sciences—including organizational development, psychology, sociology and communication—to help you prepare for the interpersonal element of conflict and negotiation. As a Jesuit institution, we instill a strong sense of ethics and service for others in our students and incorporate these values across the curriculum.
Concentrations Targeted to Your Interests and Industry Needs
The program includes four concentrations that reflect employment and industry trends:
HEALTH CARE COLLABORATION AND DISPUTERESOLUTION concentration covers disputes related to the increasingly complex health care industry, with implications for patient safety, coverage issues, professional relationships and health care administration.
TheCOLLABORATIVE PRACTICE AND CONFLICT RESOLUTIONin Education concentration explores conflict within the context of schools—conflict between students and institutions, organizational conflict between staff and faculty and other relevant issues.
In this program, we don’t just tell you about conflict management techniques—we show youand put you in the driver’s seat. You’ll have the opportunity to practice and perfect what you learn through role playing, simulations, and group exercises at two five-day residencies at our campus in Omaha, Nebraska.
Learn more about Creighton’s online Master’s in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution program: call us toll-free at 866.717.6365 to speak with an Admissions Representative orREQUEST MORE INFORMATION.