SIT Graduate Institute

CONTACT Low-residency Graduate Certificate Program


PO Box 676

One Kipling Road

Washington, DC 20005

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

CONTACT Low-residency Graduate Certificate Program

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The Graduate Certificate in Conflict Transformation is a one-year, low-residency professional development program offering 14–16 graduate credits. Through a combination of face-to-face and distance learning, participants develop theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to design and manage programs that transform conflict and promote reconciliation for individuals and communities torn by violent conflict. This model minimizes time away from jobs and families while maintaining an international learning community and the experiential learning pedagogy characteristic of SIT Graduate Institute. Students who complete the certificate program may be eligible to count the program toward a portion of a master's degree at SIT.


World Learning’s academic programs offered through SIT (founded as the School for International Training) are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Inquiries regarding the accreditation status by the New England Association should be directed to the administrative staff of SIT. Individuals may also contact: Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, New England Association of Schools and Colleges, 3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100, Burlington, MA 01803; 781 425-7714 SIT Graduate Institute is a member of the Windham Higher Education Cooperative, a consortium of six higher education institutions with a presence in Windham County, Vermont. In addition to SIT, the cooperative includes Marlboro College, Landmark College, Vermont Technical College, Union Institute, and the Community College of Vermont.

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