Master of Science in Management

The Master of Science in Management (MSM) is designed for professionals who are assuming greater management responsibilities within their organizations. The program emphasizes the leading-edge management skills and technical expertise that are the basis for success in modern organizations. Throughout the curriculum, major emphasis is placed on the effects of rapid technological change on organizations and administrative processes, and the consequent ethical and moral responsibilities of managers to society at large.

Overview of Specializations

This program offers the following areas of specialization:

Program Objectives

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Use methods and conduct of organizational assessments
  • Understand the organization/environment relationship
  • Oversee strategic planning
  • Demonstrate organizational communication and leadership
  • Budget and allocate resources
  • Manage organizational decision making

Program Overview

The curriculum requires 36 credits of coursework and is divided into 15 credits of required program core coursework, including a 3-credit capstone course, and 21 credits of required coursework from one of the program specializations.

Student Profile

Students entering this program are not required to have backgrounds in any particular educational or professional field. Those interested in the accounting specialization must have completed 15 semester hours of accounting coursework with a grade of C or better in each course prior to enrolling in any graduate level accounting course.

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