Lipscomb University’s Institute for Conflict Management (ICM) provides academic and business specific resources to equip students, organizations and professionals with skills to minimize the costs of unresolved conflict. Growing out of the internationally recognized dispute resolution work of Professor Randy Lowry, Lipscomb University President, the ICM provides degrees, certificates, seminars and research dedicated to the advancement of conflict management disciplines.
The ICM’s masters degree, certificate, research and conference offerings impact most areas of commerce and education, model evolving best practices in conflict management, and instruct participants in more cost effective and efficient solutions for unresolved conflict.
The Certificate in Conflict Management will be awarded after completing 15 hours of designated coursework focusing on negotiation, mediation and dispute resolution in various settings as well as a clinical internship. This program will be open to students, professionals and other interested parties in the community who seek training and/or certification in dispute resolution. The certificate program is also available for students enrolled in other graduate programs on campus.
The Master of Arts in Conflict Management will be awarded after completing 36 hours of designated coursework (15 hours are included in the certificate curriculum).
In addition to the academic curriculum, the ICM also offers programs featuring national leaders and experts in dispute resolution.
Lipscomb University ICM
3901 Granny White Pike Nashville, TN 37204