Undergraduate Degree Program | School of Peace & Conflict Studies | Kent State University

Undergraduate Degree Program

The School of Peace and Conflict Studies offers an undergraduate major in Applied Conflict Management that prepares students for careers or graduate study in a variety of fields including conflict management, social sciences, dispute resolution, and human services. 

Core courses offered by the School give students a solid background in the theory and in the applied skills of conflict management.  These skills are useful in a wide variety of work settings, life settings, and relationship settings.  Mastering conflict management skills will help students both professionally and personally, in the short-term and long-term. 

As part of their course of study, majors have opportunities to utilize and deepen their knowledge of conflict management as they engage in research in the field or work as interns with professionals in mediation centers, courts, schools, ombuds offices, businesses, personnel management offices, government agencies, community organizations, and human services organizations.

Upon completion of the College of Arts and Sciences general requirements and the program requirements in Applied Conflict Management, students receive the Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Arts and Sciences.

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