Certificate in Conflict Management for Educators

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 schools. In fact, conflict resolution-related positions are expected to grow faster than the average occupation, according to the Department of Labor.

Learn what it takes to pursue those opportunities with conflict resolution training certification from ACU Online!

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Why Conflict Resolution for Educators at ACU?

In ACU Online's graduate Certificate in Conflict Management for Educators program, you will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to help you manage conflict effectively and professionally in the classroom and boardroom while fostering relationships and successfully moving parties to agreement. Work toward the graduate certificate will, in most cases, be applicable to the Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation should you decide to pursue a graduate degree.

Ready to be a part of this life-changing profession? Pursue a conflict resolution training program online to take your career to the next level.

Contact ACU today to learn more about our conflict resolution program designed specifically for educators like you.

Middle school educator working through conflict resolution with parents

What outcomes can you expect from your online training for conflict resolution?

  • Increased confidence in working with students, parents, faculty, administration, board and community
  • Added value in leadership in school settings

Degree Highlights


Example Coursework

CONR 603: Negotiation

CONR 604: Mediation

CONR 615: Managing Conflict in Schools

CONR 635: Identity, Culture, and Conflict


School of Professional Studies

Upcoming Start Dates

January 12, 2021

March 9, 2021

Admission Requirements

  • Application and $50 processing fee
  • Transcripts form accredited undergraduate degree
  • GPA 3.0, probationary status may be granted for lower GPA's
  • Current resume

See full ACU online graduate catalog, including admission requirements here.
For a comprehensive list of admission requirements for our online conflict resolution certification program for educators, please contact a Graduate Advisor.