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Curriculum and Requirements

The MSM program consists of 34 credit hours taken over three semesters (one calendar year) starting in June. The courses are drawn from a set of required and elective courses in Business Administration.

Summer Schedule

  • Marketing Management
  • Introduction to Business
  • Career and Professional Development

Fall Schedule

  • Managing Organizations
  • Process Management
  • Accounting Reporting and Control
  • Integrated Project
  • Global Business
  • Communication Strategy in Business 
  • Communicating with Data and Decision Making

Spring Schedule

  • Project Management
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Strategic Management
  • Digital Business & IT Strategy
  • Integrated Project
  • Approved Elective(s)

Customize your degree

There is some flexibility in the degree requirements. You can customize the degree to meet your individualized needs with elective courses. You will be able to select a 400 or 500 level elective from among approved alternatives within Gies College of Business or other colleges on campus. Electives may include courses in design, entrepreneurship, sustainability, and nonprofit management.  These courses will allow you the flexibility to tailor your degree experience to your specific interests. Students may take additional elective courses if available.

News and Events

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Can luxury brands also be socially conscious?

Luxury brands are struggling to successfully incorporate corporate social responsibility (CSR) into their brand platform. Now for the first time, Gies professor Carlos Torelli is proposing a solution that could help the world’s most luxurious brands join the CSR movement.