Theatre and Performance Studies BA / Public Administration MPA

Career and Academic Opportunities: 

Together, a BSCJ and MPA degree will provide students with the knowledge and skills to have impactful and rewarding careers in the public sector of the justice system. With mastery of theoretical and practical knowledge of criminal justice and public administration, graduates of this Double Owl Pathway will be prepared for advanced, supervisory, and leadership careers in the public sector. Graduates of this pathway will be prepared to obtain a wide range of careers including but not limited to the management of criminal justice practitioners and organizations, state and federal criminal investigation, and policy implementation/data analysis. 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.

Sample Academic Plan

Suggested Timeline

Apply to Double Owl early in Junior year. Apply to Graduate Program in Senior Year by posted graduate program deadline.  Students can be identified in Sophomore year and early Junior year (i.e., once students meet -- or are close to meeting --- credit hour and other requirements). 

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    • 60 credit hours towards Bachelors degree
    • 3.25 KSU GPA
    • PAD 6200 to count for Upper Division Related Studies
    • PAD 6250 to count for Upper Division Related Studies
    • PAD 7180 to count for Upper Division Related Studies
  • For current admission requirements please click here.  
    • Undergraduate Degree
      • Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Performance Studies
    • Department / College
      • Theatre and Performance Studies / College of the Arts
    • Advising Contact
      • Nina Eisenheim, Advisor
      • 470-578-3358
      • Wilson Building, Room 249
    • Graduate Degree
      • Master of Public Administration
    • Department / College
      • School of Government and International Affairs / Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences
    • Advising Contact
      • Maureen Wilson, Advisor
      • 470-578-7869
      • Social Science Building, Room 5032
  • Complete the online application here to apply.

    The undergraduate and graduate programs will review your academic record.

    You will receive an email to your KSU student email account with the decision.