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Program Deadlines and Requirements

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Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution

Conflict isn't new. But its escalation in recent times calls for more creative intervention strategies and skilled peacekeepers. Mason was the first university in the world to offer graduate degrees in conflict resolution. Today, we continue to lead in research, teaching and real-world practice. With an influential faculty, a diverse student body and an emphasis on fieldwork, the school produces top practitioners who are participating in conflict resolution in neighborhoods here at home and around the globe.

Below are our application programs and deadlines. To read more about our programs, please visit the Carter School website.

Conflict Analysis & Resolution – Advanced Skills – Certificate

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
1

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
Recommendation Letters: 1
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadline for Spring 2021:
Standard Deadline: January 5, 2021

Deadline for Summer 2021:
Not Available for Summer Admit

Deadline for Fall 2021:
Priority Deadline: April 1, 2021
Funding Deadline: April 1, 2021
Standard Deadline: May 15, 2021
Space Available (International): July 15, 2021
Space Available (Domestic): August 1, 2021

Notes

This program is available on a Space Available basis. For more information, please visit https://carterschool.gmu.edu/academic-programs/graduate-and-professional-certificates/.

Conflict Analysis & Resolution, MS

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadline for Spring 2021:
Priority Deadline: November 1, 2020
Standard Deadline: January 5, 2021

Deadline for Summer 2021:
Not Available for Summer Admit

Deadline for Fall 2021:
Priority Deadline: February 1, 2021
Funding Deadline: February 1, 2021
Standard Deadline: March 15, 2021
Space Available (International): July 15, 2021
Space Available (Domestic): August 1, 2021

Notes

This program is available on a Space Available basis. For more information, please visit https://carterschool.gmu.edu/masters-degrees.

Conflict Analysis & Resolution, PHD

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadline for Spring 2021:
Not Available for Spring Admit

Deadline for Summer 2021:
Not Available for Summer Admit

Deadline for Fall 2021:
Priority Deadline: December 1, 2020
Funding Deadline: December 1, 2021
Standard Deadline: December 1, 2021

Notes

This program is available on a Space Available basis. For more information, please visit https://carterschool.gmu.edu/academic-programs/phd/.

Conflict Analysis and Resolution - Collaborative Community Action - Certificate

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
1

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
Recommendation Letters: 1
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadline for Spring 2021:
Standard Deadline: January 5, 2021

Deadline for Summer 2021:
Not Available for Summer Admit

Deadline for Fall 2021:
Priority Deadline: April 1, 2021
Funding Deadline: April 1, 2021
Standard Deadline: May 15, 2021
Space Available (International): July 15, 2021
Space Available (Domestic): August 1, 2021

Notes

This program is available on a Space Available basis. For more monformation, please visit https://carterschool.gmu.edu/academic-programs/graduate-and-professional-certificates/.

Conflict Analysis and Resolution – Prevention, Reconstruction, and Stabilization Contexts - Certificate

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
1

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
Recommendation Letters: 1
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadline for Spring 2021:
Standard Deadline: January 5, 2021

Deadline for Summer 2021:
Not Available for Summer Admit

Deadline for Fall 2021:
Priority Deadline: April 1, 2021
Funding Deadline: April 1, 2021
Standard Deadline: May 15, 2021
Space Available (International): July 15, 2021
Space Available (Domestic): August 1, 2021

Notes

This program is available on a Space Available basis. For more information, please visit https://carterschool.gmu.edu/academic-programs/graduate-and-professional-certificates/.

Conflict Analysis and Resolution – World Religions and Diplomacy - Certificate

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
1

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
Recommendation Letters: 1
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadline for Spring 2021:
Standard Deadline: January 5, 2021

Deadline for Summer 2021:
Not Available for Summer Admit

Deadline for Fall 2021:
Priority Deadline: April 1, 2021
Funding Deadline: April 1, 2021
Standard Deadline: May 15, 2021
Space Available (International): July 15, 2021
Space Available (Domestic): August 1, 2021

Notes

This program is available on a Space Available basis. For more information, please visit https://carterschool.gmu.edu/academic-programs/graduate-and-professional-certificates/.

Graduate Non-Degree Studies - Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
0

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: No
Recommendation Letters: 0
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadline for Spring 2021:
Standard Deadline: January 13, 2021

Deadline for Summer 2021:
Standard Deadline: May 15, 2021

Deadline for Fall 2021:
Standard Deadline: July 15, 2021
Space Available (International): July 15, 2021
Space Available (Domestic): August 1, 2021

Notes

Mass Atrocity and Genocide Prevention - Certificate

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
1

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
Recommendation Letters: 1
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadline for Spring 2021:
Standard Deadline: January 5, 2021

Deadline for Summer 2021:
Not Available for Summer Admit

Deadline for Fall 2021:
Priority Deadline: April 1, 2021
Funding Deadline: April 1, 2021
Standard Deadline: May 15, 2021
Space Available (International): July 15, 2021
Space Available (Domestic): August 1, 2021

Notes

This program is available on a Space Available basis. For more information, please visit https://carterschool.gmu.edu/academic-programs/graduate-and-professional-certificates/.