The 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.
- IWP 609 Economic Statecraft and Conflict
- IWP 631 Foreign Propaganda, Perceptions and Policy OR IWP 637 Public Diplomacy and Strategic Influence
- IWP 670 Counterterrorism through Cultural Engagement and Development
Elective courses (choose two for a total of 20 credits for the Certificate)
- IWP 616 U.S. National Security Strategy and Emerging Threats OR IWP 659 Enemy Threat Doctrine of Global Jihadism
- IWP 618 Information Operations and Information Warfare
- IWP 621 Stabilization and Nation-Building: History and Policy
- IWP 625 Peace, Strategy and Conflict Resolution
- IWP 640 Cultural Intelligence for Strategy and Analysis
- IWP 657 U.S. Approaches to Irregular Warfare (2 credits)
- IWP 673 Human Rights and Counter-Radicalization
- IWP 678 Covert Action and National Security
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