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Online Master of Science in Management

Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s online Master of Science in Management (MSM) degree program is intentionally designed for working adults—it’s convenient, affordable, and flexible. The program prepares ambitious students for management, executive, and leadership-oriented roles in organizations in virtually any sector.

The Master of Science in Management is a highly focused, fast-paced program that provides students with skills in the functional areas of business, along with essential executive and leadership knowledge. This 10-course, 30 credit hour program is specifically designed for individuals who are current or aspiring leaders in their organization. MSM students learn how to communicate effectively, lead organizational change, maximize human resources, and compete in the global market.

The MSM degree also serves as a more practical alternative to an MBA degree, placing greater emphasis on budgeting and forecasting while allowing students to complete one of the MSM’s specialized concentrations.

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Program Details
EST. PROGRAM LENGTH:19 months
COURSE LENGTH:6 WEEKS
COST PER CREDIT HOUR:$498
CREDIT HOURS:30
TRANSFER CREDITS:Up to 6

Career-Focused Concentrations

MVNU’s MSM programs blend a 21-hour core education with nine hours of concentrated coursework that covers an array of topics. Within each concentration, students receive industry-specific training from expert faculty members that can unlock growth potential in public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Explore what we have to offer:

  • MSM IN LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT:

    Prepare for a career in designing and managing business processes, either directly (V.P. of Ops, COO) or indirectly (e.g., management consulting). Develop skills for managing interfaces between operations and other business functions.

  • MSM IN ORGANIZATIONAL MANAGEMENT:

    Students graduate ready to be leaders, executives, and agents for change in any organization by developing a wide range of skills in human resources, operations, and change management.

  • MSM IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT:

    Graduates of the HR Management concentration are qualified for executive roles in human resource management after obtaining skills in leadership, training and development, and compensation and benefits through the MSM program.

  • MSM IN HUMAN AND SOCIAL SERVICES LEADERSHIP:

    This concentration is ideal for students who seek a leadership role in a non-profit, governmental, or social service program. Students gain the expertise needed to effectively lead an agency by integrating concepts of knowledge in managing interdisciplinary relationships, including secondary trauma, program planning, development, evaluation, and grant writing.

WHY EARN YOUR MSM AT MVNU?

The accredited online MSM programs at MVNU are tailored to the needs of busy professionals who balance the demands of an established career, family, and other obligations daily. Rated as one of the best online colleges in Ohio1 for 2021, we can help guide you forward. Earning an MSM not only prepares you for upcoming opportunities but can also boost your salary potential2 to upwards of $1,545 per week. Along with sharpening your current resume-worthy skills, earning an advanced degree at MVNU can expand expertise in ways that translate well in ever-changing professional landscapes.

Cultivating valuable decision-making and leadership skills can help you take the next step in your career. Whether your goal is to invest in your potential or achieve a more fulfilling role, our degree programs offer in-depth coverage that can help you transition from learning to leading.

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MVNU's MSM Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

ACBSP Accredited

1. https://www.bestvalueschools.com/rankings/state/online-colleges-ohio/

2. https://www.bls.gov/emp/chart-unemployment-earnings-education.htm

MS IN MANAGEMENT CURRICULUM

All graduate business degrees at MVNU require the following core courses, amounting to

30

credit hours:

MSM Credit Hours
Organizational Behavior 3
Strategic Management 3
Budgets and Forecasting in Organizations 3
Organizations 3
Global Business 3
Ethical Leadership 3
Legal Issues in Management 3
Marketing Management 3
+ MSM Concentration 9

The remaining 9 credit hours are taken in the student’s chosen concentration. All MSM courses are 100% online.

  • Strategic Programming in Human Resource Management
  • Training and Development
  • Performance and Reward Systems
  • Grant Writing, Management, and Reporting
  • Evidence Based Practice and Program Evaluation
  • Advanced Topics in Human and Social Services Leadership
  • Logistics Management
  • Lean Process Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Planning in Human Resource Management
  • Logistics Management
  • Change Management

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE MSM

If you are looking to take on a greater role of leadership in your career, this is the program for you. Click the pre-recorded webinar link below to hear directly from the program coordinator about program structure, length to complete and cost. You will also learn more about next steps and how to connect with our enrollment team.


MS IN MANAGEMENT CAREERS

The demand for MSM degree holders is high. The skills graduates walk away with can be applied to a broad range of managerial, leadership, and supervisory positions in nearly any industry. No matter your ultimate career goals, a master’s degree in management widens your career prospects, increases your salary potential, and instills in you the knowledge and confidence that employers seek. The understanding of management, business, budgeting, and marketing principles gained from the MSM program creates desirable and skillful candidates that stand out from the rest.

POSSIBLE JOB ROLES FOR GRADUATES OF THE MSM DEGREE INCLUDE:

  • Operations Managers
  • Sales Managers
  • Administrative Service Managers
  • Management Analysts or Consultants
  • Project Managers

FINANCIAL AID & MS IN MANAGEMENT PROGRAM COSTS

MS IN MANAGEMENT TUITION

Cost Per Credit Credit Hours Required Total Tuition
$498 30 $14,940

Course-by-course payment is due no later than the first night of each course. Tuition and fees are subject to change; updated program costs are provided for students during the enrollment process. Textbook costs are not included in the tuition listed above.

TUITION GUARANTEE

Once enrolled in our School of Graduate and Professional Studies, your course-by-course tuition does not increase—even if the university’s charges for tuition are raised. Payment is made on a course-by-course basis, and advisors are always available to help walk students through the process.

FINANCIAL AID

Students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The application is available online. MVNU’s school code is 007085. Filling out the FAFSA is an important step in the financial aid process and is required for any financial aid to be awarded.

IS ONLINE COLLEGE RIGHT FOR YOU?

Online education puts personal and professional goals within reach, and online learners find the flexibility needed to complete or continue their education with financial aid support to make degrees more affordable. Learn how online degree programs can take your career to the next level with The Ultimate Online College Guide.


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LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ONLINE MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MANAGEMENT DEGREE!

A Master of Science in Management gives you the appeal of a Christ-centered education with the benefit of a competitive edge in the job market post-graduation. Invest in your future by studying Management at MVNU—get started by requesting more information today!