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An online graduate certificate in organizational change and conflict management from MU can help you gain a deeper understanding of the challenges of people and organizations, particularly in the public and nonprofit sectors. If you want to learn models for conflict resolution, strategic planning, executive coaching, team building and organizational diagnosis and assessment, this may be the certificate for you.
This certificate is designed for practicing or aspiring organizational researchers, consultants and students of organizational psychology. You may earn credit hours as a stand-alone credential or earn the certificate concurrently with the online master of public affairs. Completion of the certificate does not guarantee admission to the MPA program.
Official nameGraduate certificate in organizational change and conflict management
Program typeGraduate certificate
Academic homeHarry S. Truman School of Government and Public Affairs
Delivery mode100% online
AccreditationHigher Learning Commission
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
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Delivery of this program is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.
Courses are offered in a combination of semester-based and shortened eight-week formats. Students can complete the program in one year.
Course work includes
- Emphasizes the dynamic and non-linear nature of change
- Focuses on strategies of dispute resolution and mediation
- Focuses on multiple levels of analyses of change
- Gives you the opportunity to analyze organizations and communities in the field or through case studies
- Stresses the action-research and psychodynamic orientation of change
Calendar system8 weeks
Typical program length1 year
Typical course loadVaries
The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.
Many of the certificate courses draw from our NASPAA (Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration) accredited MPA curriculum.