Master of Science in Management
The Mission of the MS Management Program is to provide graduate studies in Management for students interested in a management career in a variety of profit and not-for-profit organizations as well as for students who wish to pursue additional graduate programs. The MS in Management Program offers students from Business and non-Business backgrounds an opportunity to develop management and leadership skills appropriate for all kinds of organizations.
The Master of Science in Management (MS-Mgt) Program offers students from business and non-business backgrounds an opportunity to develop management and leadership skills appropriate for all kinds of organizations. Students complete 30-39 hours of graduate coursework, depending on their backgrounds.
Thirty-nine hours of graduate credit are required for students without undergraduate preparation in management. However, students with appropriate previous coursework may be able to waive one or all of the foundation courses (prior coursework will be evaluated by the Graduate Coordinator). NOTE: A minimum of six management courses (includes BA 595) must be taken to qualify for the degree.
Foundation Study in Management - 9 hours
These 3 pre-requisite courses can be waived for students with appropriate undergraduate coursework.
1) MGT 501 Operations and Organizations
2) MKT 501 Marketing Environment
3) Fin 501 Finance for Decision Makers
Support Coursework Outside of Management - 6 hours
FIN 504 Financial Management
MKT 521 Marketing Management
Advanced Breadth in Management - 9 hours
MGT 585 Management Skills Development
MGT 591 Quality Management
MGT 527 Strategic Management (last semester only)
Research Component - 3 hours
BA 595 Applied Business Research
General Option - 12 hours (choose 4)
MGT 567 Managing Groups and Teams
MGT 586 Managing at the Edge
MGT 587 Executive Development
MGT 590 Global Competitiveness
MGT 592 Current Issues in Human Resource Management
MGT 594 Transforming Organizations
MGT 597 Topics in Management (or approved elective)
Information Technology Option - 12 hours (choose 4)
Choose 1 of the courses listed under "General Option" (3 hours) and complete 3 courses in Management Information Systems (MIS):
Other graduate courses may be approved by the Director of Graduate Programs In Business and Technology.