PROGRAM AT-A-GLANCE
  • ontariocolleges.ca code: MADR
  • Program length: Two semesters
  • Credential awarded: Ontario College Graduate Certificate
  • Location: Oshawa
  • School: School of Justice & Emergency Services (JES)
  • Domestic tuition: $3,544 (CDN)
  • Intake Statuses
    • Program intake status is Open Open: September 2017
  • International Intake Statuses
    • Program intake status is Open Open: September 2017
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Mediation – Alternative Dispute Resolution (graduate certificate)

Concerned people in discussion - DC Mediation - Alternative Dispute program

Mediation – Alternative Dispute Resolution (graduate certificate)

Mediation – Alternative Dispute Resolution (graduate certificate)

Mediation – Alternative Dispute Resolution (graduate certificate)

Mediation – Alternative Dispute Resolution (graduate certificate)

No matter how big or small the dispute, businesses, communities and families rely on alternative dispute resolution techniques to settle issues between parties long before they hit the courtroom. Impartial, always willing to listen and trustworthy, mediators use evidence-based methods to open and/or improve conversations between disputants – saving time, money and resources.

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Program Description

This program is approved by the ADR Institute of Ontario, Inc. (ADRIO) indicating that the program meets the educational criteria for graduates to gain membership in the institute should they wish to do so. Graduates must complete the necessary application form and pay the appropriate fee directly to ADRIO to gain membership.

This program is designed for students with previous education. Please see the entrance requirements section of this page for more detail.

If you are a recent university or college graduate, human resource professional, educator or health-care or legal professional wishing to gain additional conflict resolution and mediation skills as well as an Ontario College graduate certificate, this program will provide you with
the skills and knowledge to deal effectively with conflict in various settings such as:

  • Advocacy
  • Community
  • Education
  • Health care
  • Human resources
  • Justice
  • Workplace

This program also offers an experiential learning component that enables you to participate in the operation of Campus Conflict Resolution Services.

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Admission Requirements

  • College diploma or university degree
    OR
  • Equivalent work experience to be reviewed by committee (includes professional career portfolio, current resumé and letter of intent)
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Career Options

WHAT YOU COULD BE:

  • Conflict Management Practitioner
  • Mediator
  • Negotiator
  • Sole Practitioner

WHERE YOU COULD WORK:

  • Colleges or universities
  • Businesses
  • Law Firms
  • Community service organizations
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Program Costs

YEAR ONE FEESDomesticInternational
Tuition$3,544$13,316
Compulsory Ancillary

$1,141

$1,541
Program Incidental$178$178
Total Fees:$4,862$15,034

Please note: fees are based on the 2016-2017 academic year and do not include textbooks. For more information please see Other fees to consider.

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Centre for Integrated Justice Studies

The Centre for Integrated Justice Studies (CIJS) is a training function of the School of Justice & Emergency Services. CIJS offers unique seminars and workshops to give DC/UOIT students and the public a competitive edge in preparing them for job searching and interviews. For more information please visit the CIJS website.

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Opportunities For Degree Completion Or Additional Credentials

Graduates may also be eligible to apply their academic credits toward further study through Durham College’s partnerships with many Canadian and international colleges and universities.

Please visit the Transfer Guide for more information.

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PROGRAM AT-A-GLANCE
  • ontariocolleges.ca code: MADR
  • Program length: Two semesters
  • Credential awarded: Ontario College Graduate Certificate
  • Location: Oshawa
  • School: School of Justice & Emergency Services (JES)
  • Domestic tuition: $3,544 (CDN)
  • Intake Statuses
    • Program intake status is Open Open: September 2017
  • International Intake Statuses
    • Program intake status is Open Open: September 2017
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