Where could a degree in conflict resolution take you?

Carter School graduates may be found in nearly every field, from finance and law to counseling and technology

President Carter’s Legacy

President Carter’s unwavering dedication to peace has been, and will continue to be, our beacon and guide. The school that bears his name shares stories of him as an agent of peace.

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New Graduate Certificate Scholarships

Starting Fall 2022, the Dominion Energy Scholars Program for Dispute Resolution will be awarding full and partial scholarships for the Graduate Certificate in Contemporary Dispute Resolution.

New Master's Concentration in Peacebuilding

With the new Peacebuilding concentration of our MS in Conflict Analysis and Resolution, you can learn the skills required to bring peace to divided communities.

Research Supports Lasting Peace

The Carter School Peace Labs incubate innovative, multidisciplinary, and participatory research initiatives to explore new frontiers in conflict prevention and peacebuilding.

Welcome to the Carter School

Our transition to the Carter School is a declaration of our position and an affirmation that we, as a school, pursue a particular set of values: compassion, humility, solidarity, a calling for social justice, and a commitment to peace.

Peace Can Be Your Mission!

Learn to build skills to create a better world. Amid the growing effort to provide comprehensive education to nurture the field of conflict resolution, the Carter School stands as a beacon.

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Executive and Professional Education

Learn the leadership and conflict resolution skills you need to succeed with our professional development courses and customized training – without having to commit to a full degree program. Expand your portfolio of professional skills.

Preventing War

Learn what works in promoting peace. Join a hub of scholars, practitioners, donors, and policy makers that seeks informed understanding of effective measures in preventing wars and resolving conflicts.


"By becoming the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution, we've started the next phase of our journey as an institution committed to furthering both the research and practice of conflict resolution. In this effort, we are taking the Carters' unwavering dedication to peace as our beacon and our guide."

Dr. Alpaslan Özerdem, Dean of the Carter School
Mason’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution to change name to champion Carter legacy
A Tribute to the Carters' Legacy

Mason’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution changes name to honor Carter commitment to peacemaking.


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