Degree Requirements

Core Courses
NCR 620Introduction to Negotiation and Dispute Resolution3
NCR 622Conflict Engagement and Leadership3
NCR 623Online Dispute Resolution2
NCR 624Dynamics of Conflict3
NCR 625Systems and Consulting for Conflict Specialists2
NCR 626Culture, Gender and Power Differences in Conflict2
NCR 627Facilitation and Group Processes2
Residential Courses
NCR 621Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Residency3
NCR 628Mediation Residency4
Areas of Specialization
Select one area of specialization from the list below5
Practicum
NCR 733Practicum3-4
Total Credits32-33

Areas of Specialization

In the specialization components students will engage in advanced work in negotiation, mediation, and facilitation focused on applying skills in the specific context of the students' chosen area of concentration.  Particular attention will be paid to what is special about the substantive area and how concepts learned to date apply in specific professional settings.  Through discussion, case study, independent research project, literature review and personal interviews, participants have the opportunity to integrate theories of chaos and complexity science with techniques for improving communication, collaboration, and inter-professional teamwork within the context of actual scenarios.

 Organizational Collaborative Practice and Conflict Resolution

NCR 629Organizational Collaboration and Conflict Management3
NCR 633Applied Interdisciplinary Research: A Narrative Approach2

Collaboration and Conflict Resolution in Health Care

NCR 630Health Care Collaboration and Conflict Resolution3
NCR 633Applied Interdisciplinary Research: A Narrative Approach2

International Negotiations and Conflict Resolution

NCR 631International Negotiation and Conflict Resolution3
NCR 633Applied Interdisciplinary Research: A Narrative Approach2

 Collaborative Practice and Conflict Resolution in Education

NCR 632Effective Conflict Engagement for Educational Leaders3
NCR 633Applied Interdisciplinary Research: A Narrative Approach2