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Curriculum and Requirements

The Master of Science in Management (MSM) consists of 36 credit hours taken over two semesters (fall and spring) starting in August. The courses are drawn from a set of required and elective courses.

Fall Semester Schedule 

  • Leadership and Teams
  • Marketing Management
  • Communicating with Data and Decision Making
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Communication Strategy in Business
  • Operations Management
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Action Learning

Credit Hours: 18

Spring Semester Schedule

  • Strategic Management
  • Action Learning
  • Electives (12 credit hours)

Credit Hours: 18


Students will choose 12 credit hours of electives in the spring semester. Below is an extensive list of electives that may be available in the MSM program. Elective courses are subject to change as each one is not available every semester.

  • Small Business Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Negotiation
  • Economics of Organizations
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Pricing Strategy and Tactics
  • Promotional Strategy
  • Global Marketing
  • Survey Research for Marketing
  • Global Business
  • Multinational Management
  • Current Topics in International Business
  • International Comparative Management
  • Enterprise Database Management
  • Big Data Analytics in Finance for Predictive and Causal Analysis
  • Data Storytelling
  • Decision Analytics
  • Social Media Strategy and Analytics
  • Business Intelligence
  • Big Data Infrastructure
  • Analytics Practicum
  • Investments
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Derivatives Fixed
  • Income Portfolios


Students may choose to pursue an optional concentration. These concentrations are built into the 36 credit hours you need to complete the degree and do not require an additional semester of study. These concentrations will appear on your transcript.

  • Business Data Analytics Concentration
    Data analytics continue to grow in importance for all businesses and has an increasing impact on decision-making.
  • Finance Concentration
    Gain a foundation in the principles and practices of finance that will introduce you to emerging concepts, practices, and technologies in today’s finance industry.


Specializations are not transcriptable and are designed to help you develop competency in one specific area. Students are able to take 12 credit hours of electives which could include one of these specializations or any combination of electives available.

  • Global Business
  • Management
  • Marketing

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