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9 Masters Programs in Mediation and Conflict Resolution

Acquiring a master’s degree is a great achievement. It shows perseverance and dedication. Individuals who devote the time and resources to pursuing advanced education indicate they are serious about their chosen career field. What is a Master in Mediation? There are many facets to a career in mediation. A master’s degree in this field can educate one in disciplines such as psychology,… Read more

Acquiring a master’s degree is a great achievement. It shows perseverance and dedication. Individuals who devote the time and resources to pursuing advanced education indicate they are serious about their chosen career field.

What is a Master in Mediation? There are many facets to a career in mediation. A master’s degree in this field can educate one in disciplines such as psychology, sociology, education, law, social work and more. This can enable the student to understand the demands of mediation in multiple contexts. Coursework typically covers subjects such as dispute intervention and resolution, the ethics and legal requirements of mediation, and theories and principles of diagnosing conflict.

Taking the courses associated with a Master in Mediation degree can confer upon the individual a deeper understanding of how effective communication occurs, which is beneficial in virtually any situation. Students generally are trained to be more sensitive to the evolving needs of families and other groups, as well as honing their problem-solving skills.

Tuition for attending a school to attain a Master in Mediation can vary among locations. It is a good idea for students to check into the tuition rates of schools they want to attend.

There are many institutions and organizations both public and private that rely on trained mediators to help resolve issues that may arise. Family law firms often employ mediators to help reconcile differences among family members. Insurance companies hire liability claims representatives with degrees in mediation to help settle claims. There are positions within hospitals for mediators to work with patients to ensure quality care. The government also hires mediators to assist in a variety of arenas.

There are many places to get a Master in Mediation. There may be schools available locally in addition to international organizations. To get started, 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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Tampere University
Tampere , Finland

Master's Degree Programme in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research (PEACE) provides a multi- and interdisciplinary approach to peace and conflict research. Ranked as a Top 10 ... +

Master's Degree Programme in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research (PEACE) provides a multi- and interdisciplinary approach to peace and conflict research. Ranked as a Top 10 degree in conflict resolution and peacebuilding by the Peacekeeper in 2017, PEACE facilitates understanding the complex nature of wars and conflicts as well as their short- and long-term consequences. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Applied Languages of the SDI Munich
Munich , Germany

Multilingualism and intercultural competence - develop your leadership potential! Flexible in three study variants. The master program Intercultural Communication and Moderati ... +

Multilingualism and intercultural competence - develop your leadership potential! Flexible in three study variants. The master program Intercultural Communication and Moderation qualifies you for leadership positions and prepares you for complex intercultural tasks in international companies, organizations, and media. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 5 semesters
German, English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
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
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Leeds Beckett University
Leeds , United Kingdom

The construction industry increasingly recognises the importance of resolving disputes efficiently and quickly in order to maintain commercial relationships and keep cash flow ... +

The construction industry increasingly recognises the importance of resolving disputes efficiently and quickly in order to maintain commercial relationships and keep cash flowing within the industry. If you are a professional working in construction, law or a related field, this course will develop your ability to resolve disputes. -
MSc MSc
Part-time
4 years
English
Online
 
Universidad de Murcia
Murcia , Spain

The complex situation of families demands the existence of trained professionals for family counseling, counseling and mediation. The protection and promotion of the family is ... +

The complex situation of families demands the existence of trained professionals for family counseling, counseling and mediation. The protection and promotion of the family is one of the great concerns of societies, which is why training initiatives arise at the university level where related disciplines are committed in the field of family counseling, counseling and mediation such as pedagogy, education , law, social education, law, anthropology, sociology, psychology. -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Sep 2020
Campus
 
VIU - Universidad Internacional de Valencia
Valencia , Spain

Mediation is an area of ​​professional specialization in conflict management in different contexts covered by different legislations. It is considered a peaceful way to genera ... +

Mediation is an area of ​​professional specialization in conflict management in different contexts covered by different legislations. It is considered a peaceful way to generate a space for dialogue where people can approach positions with the help of the mediator. -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Oct 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Divulgazione Dinamica
Seville , Spain

The International Master in Social and Intercultural Mediation (Italian-Spanish) offers the opportunity to specialize, with a participatory approach in an emerging area

The International Master in Social and Intercultural Mediation (Italian-Spanish) offers the opportunity to specialize, with a participatory approach in an emerging area -
Master
Part-time
600 hours
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
Universidad de La Laguna
Santa Cruz de Tenerife , Spain

The present title of Master in Intervention and Family, Social and Community Mediation responds to the need to continue counting on a space of interdisciplinary academic forma ... +

The present title of Master in Intervention and Family, Social and Community Mediation responds to the need to continue counting on a space of interdisciplinary academic formation of the future professionals in the promotion of the human development throughout the life and in their familiar surroundings, social and community levels through intervention and mediation strategies. This training is also a demanded demand from public and private institutions, which must give an adequate response to the changes that the family is experiencing in today's society, such as the emergence of new forms of family, the need to reconcile family life and work, greater sensitivity to situations of child abuse and neglect, and gender violence and the support needs of immigrant families, among others. Also, these professionals must respond to the crisis of contemporary societies that manifest themselves in many ways. -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Divulgazione Dinamica
Seville , Spain

The Master in Social and Intercultural Mediation consists of three titles in a single accreditation. These titles are targeted toward the three segments of the labor market.

The Master in Social and Intercultural Mediation consists of three titles in a single accreditation. These titles are targeted toward the three segments of the labor market. -
Master
Part-time
900 hours
Italian
Sep 2020
Online
 

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