Master of Public Administration, Alternative Dispute Resolution Specialization, M.P.A.

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A master's degree in public administration is available online through the following locations:

About this Program

The Master of Public Administration degree is designed to prepare both public and private sector employees for a career and/or promotion in administration. Students may choose from one of four specializations: government administration, homeland security/emergency management, alternative dispute resolution or justice administration.

Offered within our Master of Public Administration program, the Alternative Dispute Resolution specialization is designed to prepare students for this growing and active field with applications in many career paths and settings. This specialization will prepare students to find creative solutions to conflict.

Courses of study include applied alternative dispute resolutions, facilitative mediation, international conflict resolution, negotiations in management, and more.


The Master of Public Administration degree specializing in Alternative Dispute Resolution requires a total of 36 hours, 18 hours being core courses and 18 hours specializing in alternative dispute resolution.

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The School of Behavioral and Social Sciences has a highly qualified and experienced faculty.

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