Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies Certificate
Area of Study: Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies
Degree/Certificate: Short-Term Certificate
Contact the Financial Aid Office regarding certificate eligibility.
Mission: The Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies program at Cuyahoga Community College empowers students through innovative instruction to understand and transform human conflict, promoting peace in the family, community, and world.
This certificate, which began in 2010, will provide the student with the theory and skills of conflict resolution and with an opportunity to implement this knowledge in the community. This unique program is the first of its kind at an Ohio community college.
The intent of this certificate is to:
- Provide a background in the core theory of conflict management and peace studies
- Provide the skills of conflict management
- Provide students with an opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills in a community setting through service learning.
Spring 2019 Core Course Schedule
POL 1040 Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies (3 credits)
POL 2040 Conflict Resolution Skills (3 credits)
POL 2140 Implementing Peace Studies and Conflict Management (3 credits)
West Campus, Web CRN 13157 (POL 1040 & 2040 Prerequisites)
Summer 2019 Study Abroad - The Social, Historical, and Political Implications of Peace in Costa Rica
Applications are due February 15, 2019. Submitting an application does not guarantee selection for the Study Abroad experience. Applicants will be contacted by late February and advised of their selection status.
The cost of the trip is approximately $2,400 (It will be no more than this, and may be significantly less depending on flights). This does not include tuition for the POL 2050 summer course.
All applicants will be assessed and considered for partial scholarship funding toward the trip cost. (This takes place during the application review period in mid February.)
A nonrefundable deposit of $400 is required by March 1st. You will be contacted by Tyler Olson (Tyler.Olson@tri-c.edu) regarding the exact process for this.
Important Program Information
Professional Development and Employment Opportunities:
- Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
- Peace and Collaborative Development Network
For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please view the disclosure for this program.