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Longmeadow, MA—Bay Path University has been included on's list of top programs for obtaining a Master's Degree in Negotiation and Conflict Management for the second year in a row. The website, which gathers and analyzes data to help students plan their educational journeys, assessed 64 accredited colleges and universities, looking at curriculum quality, graduation rates, reputation, and post-graduate employment. Of the 26 degree programs selected for the list, Bay Path was recognized as the Best Private University.

"Leadership and negotiation are among the skills most valued by today's employers," explains Josh Weiss, program director of Bay Path's Masters in Leadership and Negotiation program. "Our program is unique because it is the only degree in the country that specifically combines leadership with negotiation. These two realms fit together to form a very powerful combination that prepares the students for the 'people’ related problems that come their way.”

Bay Path’s MLN program, which is entirely online, is designed to be incorporated into the schedules and roles of working students, allowing them to tap into personal and professional challenges and apply coursework to their real-life experiences.

According to, students who pursue a Masters in Negotiation can expect to gain employment much quicker in comparison to candidates without a degree. In addition to accessibility and cost, the steady job growth in this market is one of the many reasons researched and ranked the Top Master's in Negotiation And Conflict Management Degree Programs. The complete ranking is available here.

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About Bay Path University

Bay Path University was founded in 1897. With locations in Longmeadow (main), East Longmeadow (Philip H. Ryan Health Science Center), Springfield (MA), Sturbridge (MA), and Concord (MA), Bay Path’s innovative program offerings include traditional undergraduate degrees for women, The American Women's College on-ground and online, the first all-women, all-online accredited bachelor’s degree programs in the country; over 30 graduate programs for women and men, including doctoral degrees; and Strategic Alliances, offering professional development courses for individuals and organizations. Bay Path’s goal is to give students