24 months
18548 USD/year
18548 USD/year
4720 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Public and International Affairs at University of North Carolina Wilmington offers a multi-disciplinary M.A.in Conflict Management and Resolution (CMR) for professionals, practitioners and students who wish to gain a greater understanding of a variety of conflict in both domestic and international settings.


The objective of the Conflict Management and Resolution graduate degree from University of North Carolina Wilmington is to give graduates the knowledge and skill set to assess, interpret and, manage conflict in contemporary and diverse domestic or international organizational and inter-organizational settings. 

Key Features 

  • Students will gain an understanding of the theoretical and practical processes involved with effectively negotiating and advocating in domestic or international settings and dealing with crises in several situations. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conflict Management Theory
  • Decision Making and Negotiation
  • Mediation and Conflict Resolution Practicum
  • Intercultural Dispute Resolution
  • National and International Security 
  • Individual and Organizational Problem Solving and Decision Making 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have a strong academic record in any field with an overall GPA of 3.00, or a "B" average, or the equivalent professional experience.
  • In addition to admission to UNCW Graduate School, admission requirements include: Copy of official transcripts of all college work (undergraduate and graduate)
  • A 500-word essay on the applicants goal in pursuing graduate work in conflict management and resolution
  • Three recommendations from individuals in professionally relevant fields
  • Resume Recommendation forms are provided with application

Tuition Fee

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    18548 USD/year
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  • National

    18548 USD/year
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  • In-State

    4720 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 4720 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Wilmington

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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