George Mason University

Program Deadlines and Requirements

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School of Conflict Analysis and 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 http://scar.gmu.edu/.

Conflict Analysis & Resolution – Advanced Skills – Certificate

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 Fall 2020:
Final Deadline: August 15, 2020

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

Notes

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

Deadlines for Fall 2020:
Priority Deadline: February 1, 2020
Standard Deadline: April 15, 2020

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

Notes

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

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 Fall 2020:
Final Deadline: December 1, 2019

Deadline for Spring 2021:
Not Available for Spring Admit

Conflict Analysis and Resolution - Collaborative Community Action - Certificate

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 Fall 2020:
Final Deadline: August 15, 2020

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

Notes

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

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 Fall 2020:
Final Deadline: August 15, 2020

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

Notes

Conflict Analysis and Resolution – World Religions and Diplomacy - Certificate

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 Fall 2020:
Final Deadline: August 15, 2020

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

Notes

Contemporary Dispute Resolution - Certificate

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:
Standard Deadline: January 5, 2021

Graduate Non-Degree Studies - School for Conflict Analysis and 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 Summer 2020:
Standard Deadline: May 1, 2020

Deadline for Fall 2020:
Final Deadline: August 15, 2020

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

Notes

Mass Atrocity and Genocide Prevention - Certificate

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 Fall 2020:
Final Deadline: August 15, 2020

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

Peacebuilding - MA

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