Conflict Resolution and Mediation Certificate of Completion

Requirements and Curriculum


  • A bachelor's degree is required.


This graduate certificate requires nine credits and consists of two phases of courses. Phase I is foundational and includes the Fundamentals of Mediation course. This course provides 40 hours of foundation material recommended by many mediation organizations including the Mediation Association of Colorado.

Phase II includes advanced skills courses, and you select two skills classes to earn the full certificate of completion.

You can complete this certificate completely online; however there are options to take some courses in-person at our Denver or Fort Collins locations.

Admission to the University is not required to earn the Certificate of Completion in Conflict Resolution and Mediation. You can register for any course in the certificate program as long as you meet the course prerequisites. Prior CSU coursework can be applied toward this certificate, though transfer courses are not accepted.

What Next?

  • Learn more about being a student in this program, including information about course structure, assignments, time commitments, and interaction with peers and faculty.