The Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution (MCR) is a one-of-a-kind, interdisciplinary program for people committed to peace and justice. The convenient low-residency format allows students to earn their degree while working full-time from anywhere in the world. Taught by experts with years of real-world experience the degree provides excellent preparation to enter the fast-growing field of mediation as well as a variety of other human-centered careers. In addition to the master’s degree, students have the option of selecting one of two certificate options in conflict resolution, including the Cook County Circuit Court-approved Mediation Skills Training, which can be later be applied toward the master’s degree. Students also have the option of completing a practicum course to gain real-world experience assisting a professional mediator or serving in an administrative capacity in a nonprofit organization. Dominican has deep roots with several service-oriented community partners, opening a variety of practicum opportunities.