Master of Arts in Conflict Management & Resolution

The key to your career success could be a Master of Arts in Conflict Management & Resolution.

Disputes are bound to happen in professional settings and in our personal lives. Negotiation, conflict resolution and collaboration skills are highly valued – and greatly needed – in today’s workplace. In fact, conflict resolution-related positions are expected to grow faster than the average occupation, according to the Department of Labor. Your master’s degree in conflict resolution can help position you for a brighter future.

Learn how ACU is making the cost of the Master of Arts in Conflict Management & Resolution more affordable for new students. We now offer the College of Graduate and Professional Studies Scholarship to all new MACMR students.

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Why a Master of Arts in Conflict Management and Resolution?

At ACU, our online Master of Arts in Conflict Management and Resolution will give you the knowledge and skills necessary to help you manage conflict effectively and professionally while fostering relationships and successfully moving parties to agreement. Our emphasis on resolution reflects the importance of maintaining relationships, even through a disagreement.

Ready to be a part of this life-changing profession? Thinking about pursuing a conflict resolution graduate program online? We’re here to help. Contact ACU today to learn more.

We understand the cost of graduate school can be overwhelming, which is why ACU offers a variety of financial assistance to qualifying students. Learn more about the Graduate and Professional Studies Scholarship and other financial aid options here.

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What outcomes can you expect from your online master’s degree in conflict resolution?

  • Facilitator
  • Ombudsman
  • Mediator
  • Government
  • Law Enforcement
  • Added value to leadership in any career

Admission Requirements

  • Application and $50 processing fee
  • Transcripts from accredited undergraduate degree
  • GPA 3.0, probationary status may be granted
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A purpose statement (2 pages double spaced and typed)
  • Current Resume

See full ACU online graduate catalog, including admission requirements here.
For a comprehensive list of admission requirements for our master’s degree in mediation and conflict resolution, online, please contact a Graduate Advisor.

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Degree Details

Master of Arts in Conflict Management and Resolution (MACMR)





Healthcare Organizations


Program length: 24 months

36 credit hours

Example Coursework

CONR 603: Negotiation

CONR 604: Mediation

CONR: 610: Managing Conflict in the Workplace

CONR 628: Foundations of Family Conflict Dynamics


School of Graduate and Professional Studies

Application Deadlines

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