Champlain College

Master of Science in Mediation & Applied Conflict Studies


163 South Willard St.

Burlington, VT 05401

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Applied Conflict Studies, Master of Science in Mediation and Applied Conflict Studies

Format: Online

Program Description:

Regardless of whether you’re a professional who works in law, human resources, education, or someone who holds a position in management, conflict resolution is inevitably a challenge you are confronted with. With proper mediation training, difficult disputes can be handled with greater confidence, care and efficiency.

The program credits its deep roots to its early inception at Woodbury College, an institution with a rich and respected history of mediation education. Today, the program leverages that valuable history with Champlain's online savvy and wealth of career education resources to bring you the most relevant mediation program offered today.

As a Champlain student, you'll enjoy the advantages of face-to-face learning combined with the convenience of a distance education program.

Champlain College’s Master of Science in Mediation & Applied Conflict Studies will give you the education you need to become a skilled, confident professional in conflict engagement and resolution.

Benefits of the MS in Mediation & Applied Conflict Studies
- Explore and practice real-world conflict-resolution skills. While many programs excel in theory, Champlain’s mediation program’s strong theoretical foundation, coupled with intensive hands-on experience, will give you a solid grounding in the best practices in this important field.
- Tailor your education to your specific interests. The program offers a number of opportunities to customize your education to areas of specialization including organizations, community work, policy dialogues, environmental policy and family mediation.
- Program was developed by mediation and conflict intervention professionals. Our faculty will guide you in establishing a network of professional contacts and affiliations that will allow you to enter into your own practice immediately after graduation.
- Three distinctive residencies on our Burlington campus. Spend time in beautiful Burlington, Vermont working with students on how to interact in face-to-face conflict scenarios.


Champlain College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC)

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: You may be eligible for a variety of financial aid programs from the state and the federal government. Some examples are Pell Grants, Stafford Loans, and VSAC (Vermont Student Assistance Corporation) state grants.

Locale: Small City

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