Career and Academic Opportunities

Together, a BSSOCI and MSCM degree will provide students with the conflict resolution skills to apply in various fields and careers. With mastery of theoretical and practical knowledge of medical sociology, social diversity and criminology, graduates of this Double Owl Pathway will be prepared for advanced, supervisory, and leadership careers that require conflict management skills. Graduates of this pathway will be prepared to obtain a wide range of careers including but not limited to the family and divorce mediation, patient care advocacy, diplomacy, human resources management, human rights, consulting, and non-profit sector. Students completing this degree track will also achieve skills to promote their success in continued academic achievements such as the pursuit of a law degree or a PhD.

Salary and Career Information

Sociology BS / Conflict Management MS Students at desk with teacher assisting them

Admission Requirements

Double Owl Admission Requirements 
  • Admission to the Sociology undergraduate program. For more information on specific classes, see our Sociology degree information in the KSU Undergraduate Catalog. The B.S. in Sociology program website is available here: 
  • GPA: 3.25 in KSU undergraduate coursework
  • 60 hours completed toward Bachelor’s degree (i.e., BS Sociology degree)
  • 18 hours completed in residence at KSU
Double Counted Courses Include
  • MSCM 7210 (3 hr) to count for Upper Division Elective
  • MSCM 7310 (3 hr) to count for Upper Division Elective

Pick three of the four 1 hr courses below to count for 3 hour Upper Division Elective:

  • MSCM 7321
  • MSCM 7502
  • MSCM 7511
  • MSCM 7512
Graduate Admission Requirements

Suggested Timeline

Apply to Double Owl early in Junior year. Apply to Graduate Program in Senior Year by posted graduate program deadline. 
Sample Academic Plan Apply
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Contact Information

Undergraduate Information

Undergraduate Degree
Bachelor of Science in Sociology

Department / College
Sociology and Criminal Justice / College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Rm. 4064, Social Science Bldg.

Advising Contact
Dr. Darina Lepadatu, Program Coordinator

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