Psychology & Social Work
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Mediation and Conflict Resolution

If you often find yourself in the peacemaker position, have a knack for de-escalating tense situations, and fancy yourself a great listener and mediator, a degree in Mediation and Conflict Resolution may be a great fit for you.

Types of Degrees

Mediation and Conflict Resolution students typically pursue an associate degree (2 years), bachelor's degree (4 years), or master's degree (6-7 years). In this field, different states have varied requirements for licensure and certification before you can work professionally as an Arbitrator, Mediator, or Conciliator.

Admission Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent is required, with a strong academic background helping applicants obtain acceptance into their desired school. Each school has its own specific requirements, making it important for you to explore several options before settling on a particular school.

Career Opportunities After Earning A Mediation and Conflict ResolutionDegree

The range of career opportunities available to someone with a degree in Mediation and Conflict Resolution include:

  • Arbitrator
  • Mediator
  • Conciliator
  • Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.

Post Graduate Salary Information

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators was $63,930 in 2019. (1)

Note that the average salary varies widely not only depending on career chosen, but on geographical location and employer. Conditions in your area may vary.

References

  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Careers associated with these educational opportunities often require additional degrees and certifications not offered as part of the educational opportunities presented by this website.

Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.