Using innovative, interdisciplinary curricula, the Advanced Professional Certificate in Peace and Conflict Transformation charts a new professional career path for those who desire to make a difference in the world.
The Advanced Professional Certificate in Peace and Conflict Transformation is a three semester hybrid-online program designed to develop and expand knowledge and skills related to conflict and peacebuilding. This post-baccalaureate certificate program is ideal for both recent graduates planning to pursue academic studies in Conflict Transformation, Restorative Justice, Arts and Healing or Community Leadership.
The Program is also designed to serve recent post-graduates seeking a career in conflict intervention, social advocacy, human rights resolutions, and family/legal mediation; mid-career and second career individuals desiring to add conflict transformation practices to their existing skill set, and returning veterans interested in engaging with peace initiatives at both local and global levels.
Courses in the Program aim to inform skill development and understanding of inter and intra personal communication, inter-group dialogues, mediation skills, and the use of arts in peace-building. These skills have broad applications in a variety of employment settings, including international non-governmental agencies (NGOs), domestic governmental agencies and embassies abroad, family courts/legal clinics, health care organizations, education, and business.
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Sharlene Voogd Cochrane
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M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies: Mindfulness Studies SpecializationM.Ed. in Interdisciplinary Studies: Mindfulness Studies SpecializationM.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies: Peace and Conflict Transformation
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