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Online Learning Opportunities

The CRInfo database includes a number of online training opportunities that our readers may be interested in. To view these listing, go to CRInfo's Online Education and Training section.

Short-courses and Workshops

Introduction to Conflict Resolution Online is a demonstration version of a nice online set of course materials on conflict studies developed by the University of Bradford's Department of Peace Studies.

The Conflict Research Consortium at the University of Colorado has developed a course entitled Dealing Constructively with Intractable Conflicts that draws on the rich collection of materials in the Beyond Intractability project.

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) has begun offering online courses. Find out more by visiting the Education and Training Center.

Transforming Civil Conflict is an online course from the European Network University (an initiative of the University of Amsterdam). It is an intensive four-week online course in international conflict resolution, focusing on the roles and responsibilities of the international humanitarian community in conflict areas. The course is offered at regular intervals throughout the year.

The Inter-American Defense College, in association with the Institute of World Affairs, offers a ten-part introductory on-line course on conflict management and negotiation.

Degree Granting Programs

Nova Southeastern University provides a number of distance degrees (MA and Ph.D.) in their Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution. They have added a specialization in College Student Personnel to their Conflict Studies program offerings.

The McGregor School at Antioch University offers a Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution. Students study from their own community and travel to Yellow Springs, Ohio, for 2 two-week residencies during the two year graduate program.

Columbia College in South Carolina offers a distance Master of Arts in Human Behavior and Conflict Management.

Brenau University Online College now offers a Certificate in Conflict Resolution. For more information, visit their online college homepage.

California State University, Dominguez Hills is offers a Behavioral Science Master's Degree program in Negotiation and Conflict Management which can be completed in two years.

The Center for Legal Studies, a program that has specialized in paralegal training and bar exam preparation courses now offers a Certificate Program in Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation).

The Charles Sturt University in New South Wales, Australia offers a Graduate Certificate in Dispute Resolution and one in Police Negotiation.

Jones International University offers courses in their business program track on Successful Negotiation and Conflict Resolution.