MBA in Workplace Conflict Management - Careers

Conflict Resolution Masters Program Prepares You to Lead and Manage More Effectively

Southern New Hampshire University's Conflict Resolution Masters program explores how to identify, assess and effectively manage conflict in the workplace, while providing you with a strong foundation in business, from marketing to strategic management to information technology.

The Conflict Resolution Masters program will introduce you to the multifaceted challenges involved with keeping peace in today’s diverse workplace so that you are better equipped to handle difficult situations. You will graduate from Southern New Hampshire University’s Conflict Resolution Masters program with a greater comprehension and appreciation for the following:

  • The processes and practices involved with effectively negotiating and advocating 
  • The uses, strengths, and weaknesses of bargaining
  • How to analyze power sources in negotiations
  • Gender and cultural influences on decision-making  
  • How to assess, interpret, and manage conflict in contemporary organizational settings
  • The impact conflict has on communication and decision-making in the workplace

Faster Than Average Growth Expected

Graduating with a conflict resolution masters degree will prepare you to meet the market demand expected for professionals skilled at negotiating, mediating, and managing conflicts. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are several areas of conflict resolution that look especially strong for the next several years. For example, human resources, training, and labor relations specialists are projected to grow by 21 percent between 2010-2020, much faster than the average. And HR managers are expected to see an increase of 13 percent in that same time period.

Career Resources for an MBA in
Conflict Management

The following is a list of helpful resources for organizational conflict professionals, Including where to network and search for jobs.

Career Opportunities

SNHU's Career Development Center - Business Administration
Here’s a list of potential careers for students earning business administration degrees.

Professional Organizations

New Hampshire Conflict Resolution Association 
Statewide membership-based nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and enhancing the practice and public understanding of peaceable and effective conflict resolution. Anyone interested in the field can join.

International Association for Conflict Management
Founded to encourage scholars and practitioners to develop and disseminate theory, research, and experience that is useful for understanding and improving conflict management in family, organizational, societal, and international settings.

Association for Conflict Resolution
Enhances the practice and public understanding of conflict resolution. It's the nation’s largest professional association for mediators, arbitrators, educators and other conflict resolution practitioners.

Society for Human Resource Management
Founded in 1948, it’s the world's largest association devoted to human resource management, representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries. It serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession.
Website filled with articles and services for anyone interested in learning more about the field of mediation.

University Accreditation

SNHU is a fully accredited university. Access our list of accreditations. More...

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