Learning to Develop Solutions

Regis University’s undergraduate academic certificate in Conflict Management benefits professionals who wish to become more proficient in negotiating, mediating disputes and developing solutions to difficult problems.
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Conflict Management Undergraduate Certificate

Degree Overview

The skill to constructively manage the inevitable conflicts that arise in the workplace is much in demand in today's world. Available on-campus, the undergraduate academic certificate in Conflict Management helps managers in any industry, professionals employed in human resources and customer service departments, nonprofit organizations, community and church groups, or industries undergoing changes develop a basic set of conflict-management skills. Those who wish to become conflict management practitioners can use this certificate as a base from which to take further coursework.

Total Credit Requirements: 15 credit hours (5 courses)

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Program Requirements

Listed below are the required courses for completion of this degree at Regis University. Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list below and you should contact an enrollment counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

This degree program requires 15.00 credit hours for completion. Please contact your advisor or the Office of Enrollment Services at 303.458.4126.

CPS: Certificate in Conflict Management

COM 310 - Interpersonal Communication

Studies interpersonal aspects of communication. Introduces concepts and related skills that define communication in a variety of face-to-face contexts. Includes models of communication, language and meaning, nonverbal and verbal communication, perception, conflict and establishing positive human relationships via communication.

COM 408 - Conflict Management

Prepares students to identify, avoid, and manage common types of conflict within organizations. Presents communication styles and strategies for working through conflict.

Cross listing(s): BA 411.

COM 420 - Mediation

Explores the communication process where a third party helps parties negotiate interest-based solutions to problems. Provides theoretical understanding and skill-based practice to develop skills that effective mediators must possess. Includes discussion of factors that contribute to successful mediation, such as the importance of context, overcoming obstacles, motivating parties, mediator roles, mediation processes, drafting agreements, and balancing of power.

COM 466 - Negotiation

Focuses on theory and application of distributive and integrative bargaining strategies. Emphasizes skills necessary to negotiate successfully in both private, interpersonal arena, and in organizational settings.

Cross listing(s): BA 466.

COM 470 - Decision-Making and Problem Solving

Examines involvement of stakeholders in decision processes, models for decision-making, decision trees, risk analysis, and issues associated with implementation of decisions.

Cross listing(s): BA 473.

Course Descriptions

Listed below are the available courses offered at Regis University within this respective degree program. The courses below include the degree program requirements as well as courses. Please contact an enrollment counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

COM 310 Interpersonal Communication (3.00)

Studies interpersonal aspects of communication. Introduces concepts and related skills that define communication in a variety of face-to-face contexts. Includes models of communication, language and meaning, nonverbal and verbal communication, perception, conflict and establishing positive human relationships via communication.

COM 408 Conflict Management (3.00)

Prepares students to identify, avoid, and manage common types of conflict within organizations. Presents communication styles and strategies for working through conflict.

Cross listing(s): BA 411.

COM 420 Mediation (3.00)

Explores the communication process where a third party helps parties negotiate interest-based solutions to problems. Provides theoretical understanding and skill-based practice to develop skills that effective mediators must possess. Includes discussion of factors that contribute to successful mediation, such as the importance of context, overcoming obstacles, motivating parties, mediator roles, mediation processes, drafting agreements, and balancing of power.

COM 466 Negotiation (3.00)

Focuses on theory and application of distributive and integrative bargaining strategies. Emphasizes skills necessary to negotiate successfully in both private, interpersonal arena, and in organizational settings.

Cross listing(s): BA 466.

COM 470 Decision-Making and Problem Solving (3.00)

Examines involvement of stakeholders in decision processes, models for decision-making, decision trees, risk analysis, and issues associated with implementation of decisions.

Cross listing(s): BA 473.

How to Apply

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Certificate Only Applicants Submit the Following:

  • Online application form
  • Pay the $50.00 application fee
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Possess transferable college credit from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Provide evidence of work experience
  • Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens.
  • No official transcripts are necessary. The writing skills placement essay is not required.

Please note: You are limited to taking a maximum of 18 credit hours and you are NOT eligible for financial aid or veteran's benefits. If you decide to become degree-seeking you must meet all admission and degree requirements of the undergraduate program selected.

Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.

Application deadline: The application deadline is one week prior to the start of the term. Applications received after the deadline will be moved to the next term.

Application Deadlines and Class Starts

Term Class Start Date Application Deadline
Fall 8W1 - 2013 August 26, 2013 August 19, 2013
Fall 5W1 - 2013 August 26, 2013 August 19, 2013
Fall 5W2 - 2013 September 30, 2013 September 23, 2013
Fall 8W2 - 2013 October 21, 2013 October 14, 2013
Fall 5W3 - 2013 November 4, 2013 October 28, 2013
Spring 8W1 - 2014 January 6, 2014 December 30, 2013
Spring 5W1 - 2014 January 6, 2014 December 30, 2013
Spring 5W2 - 2014 February 10, 2014 February 3, 2014
Spring 8W2 - 2014 March 3, 2014 February 24, 2014
Spring 5W3 - 2014 March 17, 2014 March 10, 2014

Tuition

Classroom Tuition by Credit Hour
2012 -2013 Academic Year

Program Estimated Total Program Cost Semester Hours Required Cost per Semester Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Conflict Management Undergraduate Certificate $6,200 15 $410 $50

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