Career and Academic Opportunities

The pairing of History and Conflict Management allows majors to apply the critical thinking skills and knowledge they gain in the undergraduate humanities major to a variety of real world contexts. History majors bring valuable research, critical thinking and writing skills to the graduate program. The graduate program provides students with the foundations and skills in conflict management to find meaningful careers in a number of fields both in the private and public sectors. Career opportunities for the Conflict Management graduates include: Patient Care Advocate, Diplomat, Employee Relations Specialist, Humanitarian Relief Specialist, Child Advocate, Organizational Consultant, Ombudsman, Facilitator, Divorce and Family Mediator, Juvenile Court Mediator, Arbitrator, Victim-witness Advocate, Crisis Negotiator, CIA, FBI, Homeland Security, Secret Service, Consular Officer, Human Rights Advocate.

Graduate Program Information

Salary and Career Information

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Double Owl Admission Requirements

  • 3.25 KSU GPA
  • 60 hours toward the bachelor's degree
  • 30 hours at KSU

Double Counted Courses

  • MSCM 7210 to count for Upper-Division Elective
  • MSCM 7220 to count for Upper-Division Elective
  • MSCM 7230 (1 credit hour) and MSCM 7205 (2 credit hours) to count for Upper-Division Elective

Pathway of Study

Pathway of Study

Suggested Timeline

Students should apply to this Double Owl Pathway in the second semester of their sophomore year.

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Contact Information

Undergraduate Information

Undergraduate Degree
Bachelor of Arts in History

Department / College
History and Philosophy / Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Social Science Building, Room 4128

Advising Contact
Dr. Bryan McGovern Department Chair

Graduate Information

Graduate Degree
Master of Science in Conflict Management

Department / College
School of Conflict Management, Peace Building & Development / Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences
House 3201, Room 113

Advising Contact
Amanda Reinke, Program Coordinator