The master in dispute resolution requires 33 hours of dispute resolution courses.
Students must choose Plan A (thesis) or Plan B (capstone project). Students in Plan A must enroll for six thesis credits after the thesis outline has been approved by their program adviser and Graduate School. Students in Plan B must enroll in six capstone project credit hours after the project outline has been approved by their program adviser and Graduate School.
Regardless of the plan chosen, students must complete the program in six years. Students are expected to earn a B or above in all courses and must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average to earn the master's degree.
(33 credit hours) Note: Students must begin their course work with Mediation DIRS 6600.
Required: 27 hours
Electives: 6 hours
|DIRS 6600||Mediation||3 hours|
|DIRS 6605||Advanced Mediation||3 hours|
|DIRS 6610||Dispute Resolution Theory||3 hours|
|DIRS 6964||Practicum||3 hours|
|DIRS 6998||Capstone Integrative Project||6 hours
|DIRS 6999||Thesis||6 hours
|DIRS 9984-86||Master's Comprehensive Examination||0 hours plus 6 additional hours of coursework|
|DIRS 6720||Arbitration||3 hours|
|DIRS 6725||Negotiation||3 hours|
|DIRS 6730||Dispute Resolution Systems Design||3 hours|
|DIRS 6615||Advanced Issues in Dispute Resolution||3 hours|
Electives (6 hours)
|DIRS 6735||Dispute Resolution and Health Care||3 hours|
|DIRS 6710||Dispute Resolution and Education||3 hours|
|DIRS 6715||Dispute Resolution and the Workplace||3 hours|
|DIRS 6705||Dispute Resolution and the Family||3 hours|
|DIRS 6995||Independent Study (used as necessary)||3 hours|
Click here to view the 2013 Dispute Resolution course schedule.