Human Services BS / Criminal Justice MS

Career and Academic Opportunities 

Students who have completed the Master of Science in Criminal Justice have gone onto careers in court management/administration; state and federal criminal investigation; private consulting; police cybercrime; and data/research analysis. In addition to having obtained managerial, director, and/or senior-level positions in these career areas, graduates have been accepted into Ph.D. programs at larger, research-intensive universities. Students with a Bachelor’s in Human Services & Master’s in Criminal Justice can find careers as federal and state criminal investigators and agents, Correctional Officials/Wardens, Consultants, Court Advocates and Managers, and administrators in federal, nonprofit, and state agencies.

Sample Academic Plan

Suggested Timeline 

Declaration of the Human Services major can occur as soon as one is accepted to Kennesaw State University.  For advising we suggest majors apply to the Double Owl Pathway no later than the end of their sophomore year or upon completion of 45 credit hours towards the bachelor's degree.

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    • Admission to the Human Services Major. See our Human Services degree requirements in the KSU Undergraduate Course Catalog or on our website at
    • Have and maintain a KSU GPA of 3.25 or higher 
    • 60 hours completed toward Human Services Bachelors Degree
    • 18 hours completed in residence at KSU
    • CRJU 7706 to count for HS 3500
    • CRJU 7702 to count for Major Concentration Course
    • CRJU 7703, CRJU 7704, or CRJU 7705 to count for Major Concentration Course
  • For current admission requirements please click here. 

    • Undergraduate Degree
      • Bachelor of Science in Human Services
    • Department / College
      • Social Work and Human Services / Wellstart College of Health and Human Services
    • Advising Contact
      • Dr. Jennifer Wade-Berg, Program Director
      • 470-578-2878
      •  Prillaman Hall, Room 3300
    • Graduate Degree
      • Master of Science in Criminal Justice
    • Department / College
      • Sociology and Criminal Justice / College of Humanities and Social Sciences
    • Advising Contact
      • Dr. Christopher Totten, Graduate Program Director
      • 470-578-4413
      • Rm. 4069, Social Science Bldg.
  • 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.