Mediation is an area of knowledge and skills concerned with the communication processes involved in helping others solve their conflicts in mutually beneficial ways.

The area of mediation through communication provides opportunities for the development of communication skills and knowledge by professionals in public, legal, political, governmental, corporate and not-for-profit contexts.

Program at a Glance

Degree Program:

Mediation Undergraduate Certificate

Offered By:

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


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Program Details

The undergraduate certificate in mediation is designed for communication majors and others outside the major who desire to enter the field of alternative dispute resolution with the skills, knowledge and abilities to aid others in the productive management or resolution of their conflicts. It is also useful for non-degree-seeking working professionals without bachelor’s degrees who plan to enter or re-enter the workplace and want to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to market themselves as mediation specialists.

Tuition and Fees

Investing in your future is a big decision. However, becoming a fully online student at CU Denver is a high-quality and affordable option for learners of all types. Tuition and fees are based largely on the degree program you enroll in.

Tuition is determined based on which CU Denver program is chosen, undergraduate or graduate level, and finally your resident status. Visit our tuition and financial aid page for more information.

Financial aid and scholarships are available for those who qualify.


Admission requirements and deadlines vary based on the program. In addition, you will have different requirements depending on if you are a first-time student, a transfer student or an international student.

Learn more about the admissions process by filling out the form above or contacting an Enrollment Navigator today.

Example Courses
CMMU 4262 - Mediation
CMMU 4255 - Negotiations and Bargaining
CMMU 4140 - Argumentation
CMMU 4215 - Ethics in Communication