The Master of Business Administration/Master Science in Conflict Management is a dual degree offered by the Coles College of Business Administration and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The primary objective of this program is to prepare students for competitive leadership and managerial positions in careers requiring extensive understanding and interaction with conflict management and business acumen. The students’ desire for this program comes from the extensive interaction between the two sectors in areas such as global project management, negotiations and contracting.
Program Format: Face-to-Face
Number of Credits Hours: 54 Total Hours
Entry Terms: Fall
Time to Complete: Three-year Program
To be admitted into the dual degree program, the applicant must specify the option at the time of application to the Graduate School. Students interested in applying for the MBA-MSCM dual degree program should consult with both the MSCM Director and MBA Director with regard to admission requirements and required courses.
(Note: Personal interviews will be conducted whenever possible and responsible work, community service, and leadership experience will be considered).
*International applicants have additional requirements; see Graduate Admissions section of KSU’s catalog.apply now
Schools in the U.S. that students want to attend reported by U.S. News and World Report
Companies recruited students and alumni from KSU in 2020
A unique partnership between the Coles College of Business and the School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding, and Development offers students the opportunity to earn a dual degree that integrates the skills of the Conflict Management (MSCM) and Business Administration (MBA) programs. The MSCM/MBA dual degree prepares students for competitive leadership and managerial careers in corporate and non-profit sectors domestically or internationally.
Learn more about the individual degrees
You’re Driven, So Are We
At Coles College, we’ll help you reach for more. You’ll gain a deeper knowledge of every business function, so you’ll be ready to take on high-level projects and business initiatives with confidence. You’ll learn from MBA faculty who are leaders in their fields. You’ll have access to research and ideas that are immediately applicable in your career.
KSU has provided the Master of Science in Conflict Management (MSCM) for over twenty years. As a graduate student of the KSU program, you’ll be provided a solid grounding in the theory, research, and practice skills you’ll need to "manage conflict like a pro."