Satellite 444x718The Certificate in Nonviolent Conflict teaches the use of non-violent tools of statecraft in conflicts, based on an appreciation of how to manage diverse and often conflicting interests within and among nations. It is specifically designed to maximize the non-military instruments of power so as to minimize the necessity of using force. Graduates of this program are prepared for careers in diplomacy, conflict resolution, public diplomacy, and work with non-governmental organizations.

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Curriculum

Required courses

Elective courses (choose two for a total of 20 credits for the Certificate)

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge of basic terms, concepts, history, theories, and geography related to nonviolent conflict.
  2. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the use of non-violent tools of statecraft in conflicts, based on an appreciation of how to manage diverse and often conflicting interests within and among nations.
  3. Students will demonstrate the ability to assess arguments, identify logical flaws, and obtain supporting or corrective information.
  4. Students will demonstrate the use of clear, effective, and persuasive communications.

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