Master of Science in Management
The program requires a minimum of 30 credit hours of coursework and may be taken either full-time or part-time. Early in the first semester, a student and the program advisor will work together to complete a formal program of study that will define a coherent sequence of courses to satisfy the student's objectives.
Management Core (9 credit hours)
The following four courses provide a solid understanding of research and practice in management.
- GEB 6445–Social, Ethical, Legal Systems (2 credit hours)
- MAN 6055–Organizational Behavior and Leadership (2 credit hours)
- MAN 6140-Decision Making & Problem Solving (2 credit hours)
- MAN 6289-Organizational Change and Development (3 credit hours)
Capstone Course (3 credit hours)
- MAN 6950–Capstone Experience in Leading Organizations (3 credit hours)
This course integrates the topics covered in the four core courses. Students will conduct an applied analysis of an organization, identifying areas needing improvement, and defining recommendations. The four core courses are prerequisites for MAN 6950.
Electives (18 credit hours)
Elective courses may be selected from additional management courses or (with prior approval by the academic advisor) other areas of specialization such as sociology, psychology, sustainability, etc. Students may focus on areas such as global management, strategy, leadership, or sustainability.