NOTE: this program is on indefinite hiatus and is not currently accepting applications for future terms.

Degrees Offered



Program Description

Dispute resolution is an interdisciplinary, graduate program leading to either a master’s degree or graduate certificate in dispute resolution. The program combines the fields of law, business, psychology, sociology, political science, health sciences, education and communication in dealing with today’s multi-faceted issues in resolving disputes. The program seeks to train professionals, primarily those in the fields of law, health care, education and business, to practice as third party neutrals in the field of dispute resolution, or to be knowledgeable participants in the dispute resolution process.

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Financial Aid

Private scholarships may be available. U.S. citizens and permanent residents may be eligible to apply for need-based federal aid (loans) to help fund their educational expenses.


Contact Us

The Graduate School, Holthusen Hall, 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 1881
1324 W. Wisconsin Ave., Room 305
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
(414) 288-7137

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