The Undergraduate Certificate in Conflict Management is a joint enterprise between Seaver College and the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution. Seaver College, the university's undergraduate college of letters, arts, and sciences, enrolls approximately 3,000 students who reflect the highest standards of academic excellence and personal conduct. The Straus Institute at Pepperdine's School of Law, ranked as the top program in the country by US News and World Report, provides a distinctive curriculum combining academic understanding and practical skills development. These two schools have joined together to offer the Undergraduate Certificate in Conflict Management.
To receive a certificate, students complete 8 units from Straus Institute professors that are focused on understanding and managing conflict between people and organizations. Additional coursework in specific Seaver College courses is also required.
Application Deadline: February 15
Students are required to take courses in both fall and spring, but these courses can be spread across two years.
Please call Sarah Gonzales, Assistant Director, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at (310) 506-4655 or email Sarah.Gonzales@pepperdine.edu for more information.