The Master of Science: Management (MSM) Program

MSM Program Mission

The Master of Science: Management (MSM) program exists to provide a quality graduate-level education for working professionals as well as recent graduates seeking to further develop their business and management skills in a global and dynamic environment. The program seeks to equip and empower students to lead in organizations and functions from a Christian worldview.

MSM Academic Program

The Master of Science: Management (MSM) program is 18 months in length. Face-to-face and online courses are 6 to 8 weeks in length. Face-to-face classes are scheduled to meet one night a week. In addition, students will have work and project time outside the classroom.

MSM Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the MSM program should be able to:

  1. Synthesize and apply the functional areas of business to meet organizational goals.
  2. Design and manage the implementation of complex business solutions.
  3. Analyze and evaluate organizational related artifacts to make appropriate management decisions.
  4. Diagnose organizational situations and evaluate business strategies in a global context.
  5. Apply strategic analysis and planning tools.
  6. Communicate and present in a way that enhances organizational effectiveness.
  7. Interpret and comply with the business legal and regulatory mandates.
  8. Assess and develop the human resources of an organization.
  9. Apply advanced quantitative tools and techniques to support business and organizational development.

MSM Program Curriculum

MSM General Business Core — 21 hours

BUS 6000Introduction to Graduate Business Studies

3

ECO 5023Global and Economic Environment

3

BUS 6073Business Analytics

3

BUS 5013Organizational Behavior and Leadership

3

ITI 5073Management Information Systems

3

MKT 5093Marketing Management

3

BUS 6013Business Ethics and Organizational Culture Development

3

Choose one of the following minors:

Information Technology Track - 9 hours

ITI 6600IT Legal, Regulatory, and Ethical Environment

3

ITI 6000IT Architecture

3

ITI 6300IT Project Planning, Management and Financial Control

3

Healthcare Administration Track - 9 hours

HLT 6200Legal and Regulatory Issues in Healthcare

3

HLT 6400Quality Healthcare Management

3

HLT 6600Healthcare Strategy

3

Project Management Track - 9 hours

PMI 6000Introduction to Project and Program Management

3

PMI 6200Project Schedule and Risk Management

3

PMI 6400Cost, Contract, and Procurement Management

3

Human Resources Track - 9 hours

BUS 6110Strategic Human Resource Management

3

BUS 6130Staffing and Development

3

BUS 6140Compensation and Benefits

3

Management and Leadership Track - 9 hours

BUS 6223The Legal Environment of Business

3

BUS 6100Human Resource Development and Management

3

BUS 6200Leadership and Strategic Planning for Servant Leaders

3

Total Credit Hours: 30