Certificate in Healthcare Collaboration and Conflict Management

A person's health shouldn't be taken lightly. Tense situations can spring up when health issues arise. The ability to disseminate peace during these times is invaluable. Through this certificate, you will learn to create peace in a healthcare setting, but also in your family and community. Being a peacemaker is not something you do; it is something you become.

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

Ready to be a part of this peace-seeking profession? Contact ACU today to learn more about our conflict resolution program designed specifically for healthcare professionals like you.

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What outcomes can you expect from your online training in healthcare collaboration and conflict management?

  • Gain confidence in working with healthcare professionals, patients, and families.
  • Establish leadership skills in a healthcare setting.
  • Forge a pathway to the Master of Arts in Conflict Management and Resolution.
  • Learn skills necessary to become an ombudsman.

Admission Requirements

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

For a comprehensive list of admission requirements please contact a Graduate Advisor.

Degree Highlights

Required Hours

Program length: 12 months

Credit hours: 15

Example Coursework

CONR 603: Negotiation

CONR 604: Mediation

CONR 622: The Organizational Ombudsman

CONR 632: Conflict Management in Healthcare Organizations


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Upcoming Start Dates

January 12, 2021

March 9, 2021