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Master of Science in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

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Columbia University’s Master of Science in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution prepares students to analyze the root causes and dynamics of conflict and to transform disputes through reasoned and resourceful interventions. The part-time program is available in two modalities: on-campus* and hybrid option. On-campus part-time students take their classes on Columbia’s New York City campus. This modality takes 6-7 terms to complete, and fall or spring entry is available.

*Select courses are available online.

Who Should Apply?

  • Early career professionals who want to gain important negotiation and conflict resolution skills to succeed in any role and field.
  • Mid-career professionals who want to enhance and extend their expertise to accelerate their career and impact.
  • Career-changing professionals who want to develop new and effective negotiation and conflict resolution skills and are looking for a strong platform from which to negotiate new organizational relationships and career opportunities.
  • Those who are working in or who wish to work in the field of conflict resolution and want to enhance their effectiveness by expanding their repertoire of concepts, skills, and practices.


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