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Management MS

Program overview

The master of science in management is a specialized program designed to provide students with the knowledge and problem-solving skills needed to function effectively in a variety of management positions in complex organizations that are impacted by technological change and globalization. Students choose between two tracks of study: global management or technology management.

Full-time students must begin the program in the fall semester in order to complete the program in 12 months. Part-time students may enter the program in any semester.

Curriculum

The program consists of 10 courses, including business electives chosen by the student. Students must pass a comprehensive examination at the end of the program or pass Graduate Project (MGMT-791), which is considered one of the business electives.

Management, MS degree, (global management option), typical course sequence

CourseSem. Cr. Hrs.
 
MGMT-740 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3
MKTG-761 Marketing Concepts and Commercialization 3
INTB-710 Global Business Opportunities and Threats 3
INTB-780 Global Issues and Strategies 3
Choose two of the following courses: 6
   INTB-730    Cross-cultural Management  
   FINC-760    Finance in a Global Environment*  
   INTB-750    Global Marketing Management  
     Business Electives 12
Total Semester Credit Hours 30

* This course has a prerequisite of FINC-721, which must be taken as one of the studentís business electives. 

Management, MS degree, (technology management option), typical course sequence

CourseSem. Cr. Hrs.
 
MGMT-740 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3
MKTG-761 Marketing Concepts and Commercialization 3
MGMT-742 Technology Management 3
MGMT-761 Managing Research and Innovation 3
Choose three of the following courses: 9
   MGMT-762    Managing New Process and Product Development  
   MKTG-776    Product and Brand Management  
   MKTG-778    Commercialization and Marketing of New Products  
   DECS-744    Project Management  
     Business Electives 9
Total Semester Credit Hours 30

Admission requirements

To be considered for admission to the MS program in management, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:

Completed applications for admission should be on file in the Office of Graduate Enrollment Services at least four weeks prior to registration for the next academic semester for students from the United States, and up to 10 weeks prior for international students applying for student visas.

Accepted students may defer enrollment for up to one year. After one year, a new application must be submitted and will be re-evaluated based on the most current admission standards.


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