A PROGRAM FOR PROBLEM SOLVERS AND FUTURE HUMAN RESOURCE LEADERS

If you know you’d like to pursue a career that helps people resolve their conflicts, Nova Southeastern University’s Conflict Analysis and Resolution Dual Admission program could be a great fit for you. You’ll earn both your bachelor’s and your master’s in five years and three months so that you can start making a difference in people’s lives sooner.

I attribute my success to the education that I received in Conflict Analysis and Resolution at NSU. The skills and techniques of practice I learned here have been critical to my professional development.

Lisa M. | Class of 2007

The field of Conflict Analysis and Resolution is diverse and focused on providing solutions and improving relationships for individuals, families, organizations and communities. With our innovative master’s program, you’ll learn the advanced skills you need to help solve problems inherent in many relationships.

Our approach blends the classroom environment with field placement, so you can practice promoting nonviolent, non-litigious solutions for conflicts that arise in many personal, organizational and social environments.

What Can You Do with a Conflict Analysis and Resolution Master’s Degree?

The M.S. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution is designed to train reflective professionals in the practice, design and evaluation of a variety of conflict resolution applications. Almost every field needs skilled conflict mediators, so this versatile degree opens a vast range of career opportunities. You’ll be exposed to a wide array of techniques and strategies to help people achieve nonviolent, non-litigious solutions for conflicts that arise in many personal, professional, organizational and social environments. Coursework will cover conflict resolution theory, practice skills, field placement, research design and program evaluation.

Master of Science in Conflict Analysis and Resolution Studies

Related Careers

  • Human resource officer
  • K-12 mediation program director
  • Federal government ombudsman
  • Public policy consultant
  • United Nations peacemaker      

Competencies

  • Understand theories of conflict and applicable problem-solving strategies
  • Ability to think critically and perform research analysis to develop new solutions
  • Use deep understanding of complex socioeconomic factors to find best resolution method

Career Potential

5% Growth

Job Outlook 2018–2028

$61,920

Median Pay 2019

625,700

Number of Jobs as of 2018

*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Dual admission majors are available for qualified freshmen and transfer students interested in the growing field of Conflict Analysis and Resolution. Students must complete the bachelor’s degree and all prerequisite coursework before entering the conflict analysis and resolution program.

Degrees Earned

You can earn any bachelor’s degree and your Master of Science in Conflict Analysis and Resolution.

Program Length

Earn your bachelor’s in four years and your master’s in one year and three months.

Interview Required

Students applying for dual admission must interview during Shark Preview Weekend, an exclusive admitted student event.

Deadline to Apply

Fall Admission: February 1

ELIGIBILITY

To be considered for dual admission and fill your reserved seat in graduate or professional school, there are some requirements you must meet. Undergraduate Admission Requirements are for first-time and transfer students applying to earn a bachelor’s degree. Graduate Admission Requirements are the standards students need to maintain while earning their undergraduate degree to remain eligible for the graduate or professional program.

For students applying for fall admission who are initially unable to take the SAT or ACT due to extenuating circumstances, please contact your admission counselor directly prior to submitting your Premier Programs application.

Undergraduate Admission Requirements

High School

3.0 Weighted GPA
(First-Time Students)

ACT/SAT

21 Composite ACT
1080 Total SAT

College

Minimum 30 Transfer Credits
3.0 GPA
(Transfer Students)

Graduate Admission Requirements

Keep your dual admission status while you earn your bachelor’s.

Dual admission reserves your seat in NSU’s M.S. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution program, but you must still complete a graduate application once you finish your bachelor’s degree.

Keep in mind that these are the basic requirements, and final determination of admission into the professional program is at the discretion of the Halmos College of Arts and Sciences.

Degree Required

You must complete a bachelor’s degree in any major you choose. Additional prerequisites may be communicated upon admission.

GPA

You must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Additional Requirements

College credits that were earned through advanced high school programs such as AP, IB or college academy—or in summer coursework following high school graduation, prior to attending NSU—may transfer to NSU.

Students who enter NSU with earned college credits through advanced high school programs may be able to complete their degree and program requirements earlier than scheduled and request to enter their graduate professional programs earlier as well.

Please contact your admissions representative for more details regarding high school transfer credits.

Ready for the Next Step?

Here’s how to apply.

Dual Admission is just one of NSU’s distinctive Premier Programs. These programs are designed to help highly motivated students accelerate their success, and most offer at least $20,000 in annual scholarships.

You can apply for just about any combination of the following Premier Programs:

  • Dual Admission
  • The Fischler Academy of Education
  • Huizenga Business Innovation Academy
  • Razor’s Edge Scholars

You may apply for and be admitted into only one Dual Admission program for your first semester. Each program is unique and has its own eligibility requirements.

Questions? Browse FAQs

Apply for Undergraduate Admission

You can use the Shark Select Application or the Common App to apply to Nova Southeastern University.

Submit a Supplemental Application

Complete the supplemental Premier Programs application for fall entry.

Interview During Shark Preview

If you’re admitted to NSU and submit the supplemental application, you will be invited via email to choose which Shark Preview Weekend works for your schedule.