The Master of Management program is designed to offer graduates of diverse undergraduate programs the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills base.
The program is designed to help the student develop a well-rounded portfolio of management knowledge, skills and abilities and a holistic view of the organization.
Course topics focus on management issues in areas such as human resources, marketing, information technology, finance and accounting, leadership, communication, international business and application of relevant theories.
M.M. graduates will:
- Demonstrate the ability to integrate knowledge of human resources,marketing, information technology, organizational development and change, accounting and finance, and relevant management theory.
- Demonstrate the ability to collect and analyze information and data in order to formulate analytically sound decisions and understand their likely consequences.
- Demonstrate the verbal and written communication skills required of executive level employees.
- Identify and manage ethical issues and multicultural diversity issues.
- Evaluate the actions of an organization operating in the global business environment.
- Demonstrate the ability to utilize technology in multiple ways to achieve project and/or organizational goals.
- Demonstrate leadership ability and team building skills through such arenas as class projects and involvement in student, community or professional organizations.
Additional elective courses enable graduate candidates to gain in-depth understanding in selected academic areas for which they have a special interest.
Each student will be assigned an advisor by the dean of graduate studies. The student will meet with his/her advisor to develop a plan of study based on prior education and work experience, career goals and individual needs. The advisor will assist the student in assessing whether he/she has met the prerequisite course requirements to be fully admitted to the program or needs to complete additional coursework prior to full admittance. The resulting academic plan will be submitted to the dean of graduate studies for approval/disapproval. After approval, the student will receive a copy of the approved plan of study, and a copy will be placed in the student’s file for future reference.