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3 Master of Art Programs in Mediation and Conflict Resolution

After finishing a Bachelor of Arts, individuals often continue their studies and earn a Master of Arts. These programs can focus on a wide range of humanities subjects and are offered at most universities. What is an MA in Mediation? Mediation is used commonly in conflict resolution and legal practice, and this type of program can cover aspects of many different fields. Classes may include psychol… Read more

After finishing a Bachelor of Arts, individuals often continue their studies and earn a Master of Arts. These programs can focus on a wide range of humanities subjects and are offered at most universities.

What is an MA in Mediation? Mediation is used commonly in conflict resolution and legal practice, and this type of program can cover aspects of many different fields. Classes may include psychology, negotiation tactics, political science and language studies. Some students may be able to direct the focus of their program to include additional law or government classes, while others may study conflict resolution in a more historical context. Many courses cover basic legal theory, anthropology and international relations.

The skills gained from earning a mediation degree include improved cognitive abilities, planning and tactical communication. These abilities are beneficial for mediators, while also being extremely useful for professionals in all industries.

For prospective MA students interested in specific pricing information, it’s best to ask an admissions officer. Different universities charge different fees, so this information should be obtained directly from the school in question.

With a Master of Arts in Mediation, one can expect to see a number of job opportunities become available. Many graduates go on to positions within governmental agencies, working as assistants and advisors for policymakers. It’s also possible to find jobs as mediators at international companies and organizations that negotiate and broker deals between foreign entities and other businesses. Getting this MA can also help students who are interested in going to law school as well as those looking for positions as paralegals and researchers with private legal companies that need assistance with mediation.

For anyone interested in become a mediator, a master’s degree is a great step. To learn more about these courses, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Georgetown University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Washington, USA

The Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution encompasses theoretical practices from Conflict Resolution and International Relations and practices including negotiation, mediation ... +

The Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution encompasses theoretical practices from Conflict Resolution and International Relations and practices including negotiation, mediation, and creative peace-building to address conflict, whether it be personal, group, or international. The field, originating from theorists such as Galtung, Lederach, and Gandhi, seeks to transform the way conflict is studied and find creative mechanisms for positive change. The program emphasizes Georgetown University's dedication to diverse and inclusive study, practical training, and application. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Salisbury University
Salisbury, USA

The Master of Arts (M.A.) in conflict analysis and dispute resolution (CADR) addresses the growing need for highly skilled conflict resolution practitioners to work within jud ... +

The Master of Arts (M.A.) in conflict analysis and dispute resolution (CADR) addresses the growing need for highly skilled conflict resolution practitioners to work within judicial, governmental, social services, and private sector systems. This is a quickly growing field, with governments and corporations increasingly using mediation and other conflict resolution processes in their day-to-day operations. The M.A. in CADR program educates and trains graduate-level students from around the globe to address social and organizational conflicts on the local, regional, state, national, and international levels in the public and private sectors. The program teaches students to approach conflict as an opportunity for change and growth; it empowers them with the knowledge and advanced skills needed to become conflict resolution practitioners and work effectively in this field. -
MA
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Brandeis University Heller School for Social and Policy Management
Waltham, USA

Our 16-month Conflict Resolution and Coexistence program (COEX) offers a practical, skills-based curriculum that prepares students to become responsible peacebuilding practiti ... +

Our 16-month Conflict Resolution and Coexistence program (COEX) offers a practical, skills-based curriculum that prepares students to become responsible peacebuilding practitioners in conflict areas around the world or their community. The COEX program trains students to mediate and dialogue across differences, even in heightened emotional stress, trauma, and power imbalances. -
MA
Full-time
16 months
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 

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