Conflict Resolution, BA

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The degree in conflict resolution introduces students to theories & practices that will enable them to understand, address & transform conflict, while dealing with challenges both at the micro & the macro levels in such contexts as professional, cross-cultural, individual & collective interactions.

Handling conflict effectively is an essential skill in today's world. Learn how to address conflict and transform it into productive dialogue. Your knowledge and skills will be a valuable asset in any career field.


The BA program in conflict resolution introduces students to theories and practices that enable them to understand, address and transform conflict while dealing with challenges both at the micro and macro levels in professional and cross-cultural contexts and in individual and collective interactions.

Taking an interdisciplinary approach, while being grounded in communication, graduates of the program are ready to pursue further education or careers in several diverse areas.

At A Glance

Conflict Resolution, BA

Required Courses

A major map outlines a major's critical requirements, courses, and optimal course sequence and aids students in remaining on track to graduation.

While circumstances vary between students and their paths towards graduation (utilizing placement testing to fulfill required math or foreign language courses, fulfilling multiple General Studies requirements with one course, etc.), completing the courses listed in a major map fulfills all of the requirements for graduation.

Application requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:

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WUE eligible program
Undergraduate students from western states who enroll in this program are eligible for a discounted tuition rate.

Financial Aid
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Career outlook

Graduates have great career prospects in business, education, government, nongovernmental agencies, law, health care advocacy, public and government administration, mediation and advocacy.

Example careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Career*growth*median salary
Education, Training and Library Workers, All Other 10.8%$43,140
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 12.6%$55,410
Human Resources Managers9.1%$110,120
Human Resources Specialists7.1%$60,350
Marriage and Family Therapists 23.4%$48,790
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators 10.4%$60,670
Patient Representatives 4.9%$32,890
Residential Advisor 12.9%$26,830
Social and Community Service Managers 18%$64,100

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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