Training in ADR from the University of North Texas gives you a competitive edge in any profession you choose, including careers in:
Alternative Dispute Resolution complements any major and is available as an interdisciplinary minor, allowing you to work with various departments across campus. In addition to fulfilling necessary academic requirements for the ADR minor, you also can earn one or more of the following certificates:
Earning a certificate will help distinguish you from other job seekers. You will learn ADR skills by participating in various exercises and real-world simulations. Through a special practicum, you can observe practicing professional mediators resolving real disputes. You may also gain experience working with local mediation service providers or other conflict management agencies.
Our faculty members are recognized experts and practicing professionals. They have experience in a variety of fields, including:
The minor and each certificate program requires you to complete 12 semester hours of designated ADR courses and 9 semester hours of electives that you choose in consultation with an advisor. The certificates require fewer credit hours. ADR courses focus primarily on:
To register for this minor, check on course availability and plan your course of study, you should contact your major advisor. Specific questions about the ADR minor or certificates may be directed to the program coordinator, Leslie Roberts, within the Department of Public Administration.