Master of Management

Walsh College

Program Description

Master of Management

Walsh College

Master of Science in Management (MSM)

The Walsh College Master of Science in Management (MSM) degree program focuses on developing leadership ability as well as a firm understanding of organizational structures, communication, financial management, operations, and human resources management.

The MSM program incorporates select elements from the common body of knowledge recommended for graduate business education found in the Master of Business Administration program. The MSM program goes a step further by focusing on one of three areas of knowledge and skills associated with management; human resources, international business, and strategy.

The MSM degree program provides concentrated graduate study of modern principles and practical skills for current and future organizational environments including globalization, public and private-sector applications and a functioning in a world of complexity.

The MSM program consists of 12 courses for 36 semester credit hours. The MSM program shares eight classes from the MBA core.

Students have the capacity to earn a Dual MSM and MBA degrees with only 12 additional credit hours of study for a total of 54 semester credit hours.

Core Courses:

  • COM 510 Communication and Success Strategies (3 cr)*
  • QM 520 Business Analytics (3 cr)*
  • MGT 501 Management (3 cr)
  • ACC 510 Financial & Managerial Accounting (3 cr)
  • MGT 565 Operations Management (3 cr)
  • ECN 523 Global Economics (3 cr)
  • MGT 670 Strategy (3 cr)
  • MGT 680 Capstone Course (3 cr)**


  • MGT 610 HR Capstone (3 cr)

**required for students pursuing HR Management concentration

*Both graduate gateway courses (COM 510 and QM 520) must be completed with a “B” (3.000) or higher to continue on in the program. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.000 must be earned while in residence. All other courses must be completed with a “C” (2.000) or higher.

**HR Management concentration students will complete MGT 610 instead of MGT 680.

Concentrations (must choose one concentration):

Human Resource Management

  • MGT 555 (3 cr) Global Human Resources Management
  • MGT 557 (3 cr) Labor Relations
  • MGT 558 (3 cr) Managing Employee Development and Training
  • MGT 559 (3 cr) Managing Total Compensation

International Business

  • IB 514 (3 cr) Foundations of International Business
  • IB 535 (3 cr) International Management
  • IB 571 (3 cr) Management of Information Assurance in a World of Globalization
  • MGT 555 (3 cr) Global Human Resources Management

Strategic Management

  • MGT 546 (3 cr) Strategic Management of Organizations as Complex Adaptive Systems
  • MGT 547 (3 cr) Strategic Management of Human, Structural, and Relationship Capital
  • MGT 548 (3 cr) Strategic Management of Knowledge and Innovation
  • MGT 549 (3 cr) Managing Strategic Renewal and Change


Students who have a GPHR, PHR, or SPHR certification will receive advanced standing credit for MGT 555.

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Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
36 hours
Full time
577 USD
Start date Sept. 2017
USA Troy, Alabama
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 36 hours
Price 577 USD
per credit hour