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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 three tracks of study: global management, leadership, 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
MGMT-735 Managing of Innovation in Products and Services 3
INTB-710 Global Business Opportunities and Threats 3
INTB-780 Global Issues and Strategies 3
MGMT-755 Negotiations 3
MGMT-775 Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responibility 3
Choose one of the following courses: 3
   INTB-730    Cross-cultural Management  
   FINC-760    Finance in a Global Environment*  
   INTB-750    Global Marketing Management  
  Business Electives  6
  Free Eletive  3
Total Semester Credit Hours 30

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

Management, MS degree, (leadership option), typical course sequence

CourseSem. Cr. Hrs.
 
MGMT-740 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3
MGMT-735 Managing of Innovation in Products and Services 3
MGMT-XXX Managerial Skills 3
MGMT-755 Negotiations 3
MGMT-775 Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility 3
MGMT-741 Managing Organizational Change 3
Choose one of the following courses: 3
  MGMT-710    Managing for Environmental Sustainability  
  MGMT-XXX    Advanced Topics in Technology Management  
  MGMT-720    Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation  
  MGMT-753    Field Experience in Business Consulting  
     Business Electives 6
     Free Elective 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 30

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

CourseSem. Cr. Hrs.
 
MGMT-740 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3
MGMT-735 Managing of Innovation in Products and Services 3
MGMT-720 Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation 3
MGMT-755 Negotiations 3
MGMT-775 Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility 3
MGMT-XXX Advanced Topics in Technology Management 3
Choose one of the following courses: 3
   MGMT-762    Managing New Process and Product Development  
   MKTG-778    Commercialization and Marketing of New Products  
   DECS-744    Project Management  
  Business Electives 6
  Free Elective 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 30

Admission requirements

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

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution,
  • Submit official transcripts (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work,
  • Submit the results of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE) (GMAT preferred),
  • Submit a personal statement,
  • Submit a current resume, and
  • Complete a graduate application.
  • International applicants whose native language is not English must submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language. Minimum scores of 580 (paper-based) or 92 (Internet-based) are required. Scores from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) will be accepted in place of the TOEFL exam. The minimum acceptable score is 7.0. The TOEFL or IELTS requirement is waived for native speakers of English or for those submitting transcripts from degrees earned at American institutions. For additional information on the IELTS, visit www.ielts.org.

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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