CAHSS accepts applications to the doctoral programs from any person who possesses, or is in the process of completing a master's degree from a regionally accredited university. Doctoral applicants should have a minimum GPA of 3.5 in their master's program. Applicants must possess a master's degree before beginning doctoral studies.
Applicants chosen for admission to the Ph.D. program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution demonstrate not only prior academic excellence in their undergraduate and graduate work, but also the ability to think and write analytically, communicate respectfully, as well as eagerness to explore the theory and philosophy of conflict, justice, equity, and nonviolence. Ph.D. applicants should also have some practice, teaching, or training experience; strong written and verbal communication skills; some research or evaluation experience; and a demonstrated commitment to the focused pursuit of a doctoral degree program.