In Massachusetts there is no government certification provided by the Commonwealth for the practice of mediation. Therefore, completion of this course qualifies you to become a mediator. It provides the learning and accreditations necessary be able to develop your mediation practice. After completion of the course, you can proceed to receive instructions and start developing your experience and resume.
The course also fulfils the requirement to become a court-connected mediator under the Uniform Dispute Resolution Rule 8. You can therefore apply to your local court mediation panel to receive court referred mediations.