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UMass Lowell Offers New Certificate in Conflict Resolution


LOWELL -- The UMass Lowell Department of Regional Economic and Social Development will introduce a new graduate certificate in Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies in the summer of 2004.

The certificate will require five courses including three requirements: Conflict Resolution; Analyzing Peace, Violence and War; and Field Experience in Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies. Possible electives include Terrorism and Intimate Partner Violence.

The program would be appropriate for students with a background in human services, law enforcement, health care and education, among others.

For information, contact Prof. John MacDougall (978/934-4303) or Prof. David Turcotte (978/934-4682), or visit

For more information, contact or 978-934-3224