Restoring Community

Put your values into practice.

Our Graduate Certificate will prepare you to become an expert practitioner in your setting. This program establishes a firm understanding of how restorative practices works.

  • 4 courses: 2 required, 2 electives.
  • Transparent Tuition guarantees your tuition never increases.
  • Admitted students will be assigned a faculty advisor to plan their course of study.
  • No GRE required to apply.
  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent is required.

Many students begin with our Graduate Certificate and then continue to pursue a Master of Science degree. All courses taken for the Certificate can be applied toward your plan of study for your degree.

Complete your Graduate Certificate in less than a year.

  • RP 500 Basic Restorative Practices is a blended course completed by first attending all four days of the Basic Restorative Practices professional development event, then completing the online RP 500 coursework.
  • RP 525 Restorative Practices in Action, an online course, allows students to implement and evaluate a project in their own professional or personal setting.
  • Round out your plan of study by selecting two courses from a wide range of electives related to applications of restorative practices in education, justice, counseling and leadership.

View a complete list of our course offerings.

Students who have been admitted into the certificate program must complete the program within two years.