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Add business and management to your skill set

The new one-year, STEM-designated Master of Science in Management (MSM) at Gies Business provides even greater flexibility and more comprehensive practical training than ever before.

With MSM, you gain fundamental business skills that build upon your undergraduate education. You can also specialize in areas like data analytics, marketing, global business, and finance. This program will allow you to create your own customized study plan to support your specific career goals.

Whatever your major – psychology, political science, communications, community health, biology, English, business, or engineering – an MS in Management from Gies Business makes you the type of problem solver today’s employers demand.

Applications for Fall 2021 are now open. View Application Deadlines.
No application fee for domestic candidates.

Client-based projects in each semester

Real-world, client-based projects are integrated into the culture of the MSM program. This hands-on experience prepares our students for success in their careers, and employers recognize this added value from day one.

Our hands-on projects enable you to solve business problems for real clients, and they provide valuable experience to support your career. You will tell a better story to recruiters, improve your ability to work in a team, and enhance your ability to solve complex problems

Learning by doing is not just a feature in the MSM. It’s in our DNA.

Curriculum designed to launch your career

Our faculty have designed a customized curriculum to propel the careers of emerging leaders. The curriculum includes business fundamentals:

  • Marketing
  • Process Management
  • Global Business
  • Communicating with Data
  • Project Management
  • Finance
  • Quantitative Reasoning

Tailor your degree experience

You can also customize your degree with concentrations in data analytics and finance or create your own track in areas like marketing, global business, and management. These options will allow you the flexibility to tailor your degree experience to your specific interests.

Learn the language of business

The program is specifically designed as a graduate degree to help develop the knowledge, skills, and capabilities to prepare students for management in any business function.

You’ll learn the language of business, so you will be prepared to speak with a chief financial officer, read a balance sheet, set up a marketing plan, and more.

A strong return on investment

By combining business management knowledge with any undergraduate degree you can achieve greater earning power and gain a competitive advantage.  Career opportunities include management, consulting, analytics, entrepreneurship, and other high-demand jobs.

If you want to take your undergraduate degree and really put it to work, the master's in management program at Gies Business will give you the tools and skills you need.

Dennis Kostidis Portrait from the Master of Science in Management Program

"I chose this program to combine the skills I got from my undergraduate degree in biology with some business knowledge. I am learning things about both business and myself through this program that will benefit me for my entire life."

Dennis Kostidis, MSM '19

Tiffany White Faculty Portrait

"A student can augment their education in liberal arts and sciences with a world-class business education at Gies. It’s a game-changing combination that’s tough to beat."

Tiffany White, Academic Director

*The 2019 graduating class included 95% domestic students.

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