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Graduate Mediation Certificate
Learn how to become an effective — but neutral — problem-solver who can facilitate discussion between individuals with opposing points of view to help guide them toward mutual understanding. Our Graduate Mediation Certificate program is designed for students who previously earned a bachelor’s degree in any area of study and are now seeking a deeper understanding of conflict resolution for a variety of settings.
The Mediation program is designed to meet basic state requirements for the practice of mediation and includes and overview of mediation practice. Students will learn how to approach conflict with a “mediation mind set” along with the skills required to maintain objectivity as a neutral facilitator of the mediation process. The program will also survey the various types of dispute resolution and address the key issues and current research in the mediation process including the dynamics of culture and gender and legal and ethical issues. \r
Please note that Human Services programs, including certificate programs, provide a general foundation of human services theory and application coursework for students at entry levels in the helping professions. These programs are not designed as license-track programs and do not lead to state licensure as a social worker, counselor or psychologist.
The requires a minimum of credits, which may come from a combination of required and elective courses.
Most certificate programs are credit-bearing, and many are eligible for federal financial aid for students who qualify. Please note that the A+ Fundamentals, CCNA and Network+ Technologies certificate programs are not eligible for federal financial aid. The Application Delivery Networking Certificate Program (noncredit) is not credit bearing and not eligible for financial aid. Students completing the noncredit Application Delivery Networking Certificate Program will receive a letter of completion.
While widely available, not all courses are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats.