Conflict and Dispute Resolution: MA, MS

The conflict and dispute resolution (CRES) master’s program, housed in the School of Law, provides students with the opportunity to develop the conceptual knowledge and professional skills needed to engage conflict in a variety of contexts.

This interdisciplinary program is composed of four main parts: core courses, electives, internship, and a final project.

The core curriculum balances theory with skills courses to provide students with a solid foundation. Students are then able to match their electives, internship(s), and final project to a specific area of specialization.

Sectors of conflict resolution include but are not limited to: restorative justice, education, environmental, public policy, international, organizational/workplace, family, labor/management, community, etc.

Graduates of the program gain access to a wide range of professional opportunities.

Application at a Glance

You apply for admission through your program. Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website. The following are required for your application:

Program-Specific Application Requirements:

  • Interview
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing Sample


  • CV (can be submitted in place of a resume)
  • GMAT/GRE/LSAT (recommended) (UO Institution Code: 4846)


Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MS)
School of Law
Campus: Eugene
Fall Term:
Early Decision - December 1
Priority Application - February 1
Final Deadline - August 31
This program may accept applications after the posted deadline on a space-available basis. Refer to the program’s website for more details.