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

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About this Program

The Alternative Dispute Resolution specialization of the MPA program is designed to prepare students to be peacemakers in their career, leading others through creative solutions to conflict and providing and appropriate reconciliatory process for any situation.  Alternative dispute resolution is a growing and active field with application in many careers and settings.  The specialization is geared towards those pursuing careers in the public administration field who have a desire to provide and alternate means of approaching conflict in the workplace and nationwide. 


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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  • Mediator
  • Arbitrator
  • Ombudsman
  • Contract Negotiator
  • International Nonprofit Management
  • Executive Manager