The Master of Science in Management
(M.S.M.) degree program focuses on the emerging field of the development of
Students explore in depth basic management functions and learn
how effective leadership can encourage the achievement of organizational
with individual and group behaviors within an organization, the core curriculum
focuses on human resource management as it contributes to productivity,
quality, and achieving organizational objectives. Students learn the dynamics
of team work, participate in a community service project, and apply statistical
tools in the analysis of data which support quality effectiveness initiatives.
A major component of the program is the exploration of ethical and social
issues that students may encounter as managers.
The program also acquaints students with the
language, concepts, and tools of accounting and finance, and enables them to
develop skills and concepts needed to manage information technology effectively
and efficiently. Applied case studies enable students to think critically and
creatively about implementing management strategies in a changing environment.
Exercises also engage students in problem-solving and decision making in developing and facing entrepreneurial opportunities for competitive advantage and organizational success. In the final course, using the case study method, students integrate concepts learned throughout the M.S.M. degree program and learn to apply analytical techniques to address challenges and opportunities faced by organizations in an environment of constant change.