Philosophy BA / Conflict Management MS

Career and Academic Opportunities

The pairing of Philosophy and Conflict Management allows Philosophy majors to apply the critical thinking skills and knowledge they gain in the undergraduate humanities major to a variety of real world contexts. Philosophy majors bring valuable theoretical knowledge as well as 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

Sample Academic Plan

Suggested Timeline

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

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    • 3.25 KSU GPA
    • 60 hours toward the bachelors degree
    • 30 hours at KSU
    • 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
  • For current admission requirements please click here
    • Undergraduate Degree
      • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
    • Department / College
      • History and Philosophy / Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences
    • Advising Contact
      • Dr. Susan Rouse, Program Coordinator
      • 470-578-6647
      • Social Science Building, Room 4086
    • Graduate Degree
      • Master of Science in Conflict Management
    • Department / College
      • School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding & Development / Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences
    • Advising Contact
      • Joe Risby, Program Coordinator
      • 470-578-6637
      • House 3201, Room 110
  • 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.