- Master in Dispute Resolution
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.
Visit the Department Web Page for more detailed program information.
- Read all application instructions prior to beginning an application
- A completed application form and fee online
- Official transcripts from all current and previous colleges/universities except Marquette
- Three letters of recommendation. Waived if M.D.R. or C.D.R. applicants are currently attending or have graduated from Marquette’s Law School. Waived if M.D.R. applicants graduated from the DIRS certificate program. Waived if M.D.R. or C.D.R. applicants have completed any advanced degree – M.A., M.S., M.B.A., Ph.D., J.D., or M.D.
- GRE, GMAT, LSAT (applicants must score at the 50th or higher percentile), or MAT scores. Waived if the applicant has completed any advanced degree from any school – M.A., M.S., M.B.A., Ph.D., J.D., or M.D.
- Applicants are expected to have a baccalaureate degree or its academic equivalent from a college or university of recognized standing, a grade point average of B (3.000 on a 4.000 scale) or above in undergraduate course work and background in an appropriate undergraduate major.
- For International Applicants only: A TOEFL score or other acceptable proof of English proficiency
Rolling admission; however, please be aware of the following deadlines by which all applicant materials must be received by the Graduate School: Fall (August) Term: August 1 (June 1 for international students), Spring (January) Term: December 15 (October 15 for international students), Summer (May) Term: April 15 (generally international students are not able to start in the summer term).
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.