Sep 23, 2019
The M.S. in Management is a 30-credit program designed for students who wish to gain an exposure to the fundamentals of business and some depth in one of its specific disciplines, or, develop a much deeper expertise in a specific discipline.
A two-semester Professional Development Workshop series is also required to help students develop business communications, teamwork, leadership, and job search skills.
Outcomes of the Graduate Curriculum
Students who successfully complete this program will be able to demonstrate:
- key skills relating to accounting and how to manage a business organization.
- key skills relating to finance and how to manage a business organization.
- key skills relating to organizational behavior and how to manage a business organization.
- depth of expertise in Information Systems and Operations Management.
- depth of expertise in Finance.
- depth of expertise in Marketing and New Product Development.
- depth of expertise in Technology Entrepreneurship.
- ability to solve issues in case settings.
- breadth in knowledge of analytical skills and appropriate use of analytical skills.
Core Course Sequence
Required Professional Development and Career Workshops
- MGMT 7770-1 Professional Development Workshop 1/Career Workshops Credit Hours: 0
- MGMT 7780-1 Professional Development Workshop 2/Career Workshops Credit Hours: 0
Concentrations in the Master of Science Program
A concentration consists of a 12-credit group of related courses in the specified discipline. Concentrations aid students in developing a depth of expertise and marketing themselves to employers. Students not wishing to pursue a concentration may choose 12 credits from any of the available elective offerings.
Students can elect one of two options: Investments or Corporate Finance. All students must take MGMT 6430 and then elect three courses from one of the tracks below. Students may elect instead to draw from both tracks if that suits their academic and career objectives.
Management Information Systems
Marketing – New Product Development
Students following the technological entrepreneurship concentration may elect two paths: entrepreneurship for start ups or corporate entrepreneurship. The former focuses on founding a brand new business entity, whereas the latter focuses on creating new growth platforms based on technological innovation within established companies. Both require entrepreneurial behavior. Students may elect instead to draw from both tracks if that suits their academic and career objectives.
Corporate Entrepreneurship Option
Students choosing this option must take:
Then, students wishing to pursue the start up path can elect two courses from the following list: