This 15-credit certificate is specifically tailored to provide students with practical knowledge of conflict analysis and resolution relevant to their focused areas of work. Designed for mid-career professionals studying in a cohort environment, the certificate programs integrate conflict analysis and resolution theory, research, and practical technique. These programs use intensive course sessions, lecture, seminar, and applied mentored learning in real and simulated situations to prepare students to use conflict analysis and resolution approaches in their work in a variety of fields. Students choose one of four concentrations.
This certificate may only be pursued on a part-time basis, unless a student is concurrently enrolled in another degree program or takes additional courses over those required for the certificate program. Some courses are offered only in intensive Saturday and Sunday formats or online.
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S-CAR's location in Northern Virginia, just four metro stops from downtown Washington, allows students to take advantage of opportunities at federal, state and local government offices, non-governmental organizations, advocacy networks, international organizations and the private business sector. Alumni living in the region and other parts of the world provide students with additional opportunities for networking and collaboration. Some local organizations include:
Aga Khan Foundation
Better Business Bureau
Community Building Institute
District of Columbia Mayor's Office on Community Relations
District of Columbia Public Schools
Environmental Protection Agency
Fairfax County Public Schools
Food and Drug Administration
Human Trafficking Institute
International Foundation for Electoral Systems
National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Response to Terrorism