Admission Requirements

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If you have further questions please contact Penny Ann Roebuck White at plabaun@csudh.edu or call 310-243-3237.

Individuals with a bachelor’s degree in any major and a GPA of 3.0 or above (4-point scale) in the last 60 semester or 90 quarter units of upper division course work from any accredited college or university may apply for admission to the degree program with classified status.

Individuals with a master’s degree in conflict resolution (or a closely related area) from any accredited college or university may apply for admission to the post-master’s certificate program.

All applicants must submit the standard admission application by June 1 for admission in the subsequent August. A 500-word biographical essay is required along with three letters of recommendation. Applicants will be selected to fill the vacancies in the program on the basis of grade point average (if applicable), biographical statement and letters of recommendation and may be required to participate in an oral interview.

The biographical statement and letters of recommendation must address: (1) what in the applicant's background indicates this subject matter and academic rigor is appropriate for this applicant, (2) why applicant desires this degree or certificate and (3) what does applicant plan to do with this degree or certificate once obtained. The biographical essay and letters of recommendation should be forwarded to the program director. Applicants will be selected to fill the vacancies in the program on the basis of grade point average (if applicable) and an evaluation of biographical statement and letters of recommendation and may be required to participate in an oral interview.

Note: the NCRP program is not currently accepting students residing in the following US States: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Oregon, and Wyoming.



Information should be requested from:

Penny Ann Roebuck White
Administrative Coordinator
Negotiation, Conflict Resolution & Peacebuilding Program
CSU Dominguez Hills
1000 E. Victoria Street LIB-E510
Carson, CA 90747 USA

 Tel. 310-243-3237
 FAX: 310-516-4268
 E-mail: plabaun@csudh.edu