Conflict Resolution & Reconciliation Master of Art’s Degree

Students

About Online Learning

You will typically be participating in one, seven‐week‐long course at a time. With this design, you have the ability to focus on one course at a time instead of dividing your attention among several courses. A full‐time online student will take two, seven‐week courses per semester year‐round.

Forms of coursework include class discussion boards, group work, videos posted by the instructor, readings and applying concepts to real‐life experiences via written assignments.

Additionally, with small class sizes of approximately 20 students, we believe you’ll have the chance to add strong connections in your professional network.

Support Network

ACU has built this degree around your lifestyle and learning needs. We are here to support you every step of the way so that your experience is as fulfilling and flexible as possible.

We offer you a multi‐level support network including:

  • Enrollment Advisor – Counsels you through the application process
  • Student Service Manager – Works with the university on your behalf
  • Small Group Instructor – Guides you through the course content and requirements
  • Faculty – Develops the curriculum and constantly assesses its relevance and timeliness
  • Technical Support – Assists you with any technical problems you may have – live 24/7

Technical Requirements

Software requirements

PC Mac
Microsoft Windows XP (or higher) Apple Macintosh 10.5 OS X Leopard (or higher)
Internet Explorer 7,8,9, Mozilla Firefox (14 higher) Safari 4 (or higher) or Mozilla Firefox (14 or higher)
Adobe Flash Player, Java  

Hardware requirements

  • Both PC and MAC Recommended Desktop and Laptop Hardware:
  • 1024 x 768 resolution monitor and supporting video card
  • Any system should have a backup device (Zip, tape, CD/DVD RW) to copy and protect important files as well as a USB Flash Drive (1GB or greater) for transferring data
  • Sound card with speakers
  • Cable/DLS connection Internet Connection

Recommended Desktop Requirements

PC Mac
Compatible PC: 2.5 Ghz, 100GB hard drive, at least 1 GB RAM, CD/DVD drive Apple 2.5 Ghz, 100GB hard drive, CD/DVD drive

Recommended Laptop Requirements

PC Mac
PC Laptop 1.4 Ghz, 100GB hard drive, at least 1GB RAM Apple MacBook: 1.83 Ghz, 100GB hard drive, 1GB RAM

Student Testimonials

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“Professionally, graduate school has impacted me by being able to take more leadership roles at work. People notice what I’ve learned through my actions, and that feels really good.”
— Dustin Eicke (‘10), M.A. in Conflict Resolution & Reconciliation

“I’m already using just about all the skills that I’ve learned via the ACU curriculum. Conflict resolution is so much a part of my position right now. I’m constantly mediating between my co‐workers.”
— Leah Ominsky (’11), M.A. in Conflict Resolution & Reconciliation

“In anything that you do, there is conflict. … I’ve had the opportunity to take the skills I’ve learned in this program and apply them to my business.”
— Griffin Gonzalez (’11), M.A. in Conflict Resolution & Reconciliation

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