Master of Science in Management

The Master of Science in Management (MSM) degree focuses on organizational leadership, and benefits management professionals by integrating management theory and practice to a wide range of organizations. At the request of major New Jersey employers, Thomas Edison State College designed the program as an academically rigorous and practical educational experience for seasoned managers who demonstrate a promise for growth and advancement.

The program is structured for professionals with responsibilities in management, technical and administrative positions in profit and nonprofit settings. It is an ideal program for those whose career paths include the management of people in complex, dynamic organizations that function in a global marketplace. The program has a strong focus on organizational leadership and provides the flexibility working adults need to control their own study schedules.

The Master of Science in Management is offered completely online and is a 36-credit program.

Core Course Requirements Credits
Core Courses 18
ORG-502 Leadership Management in the 21st Century (3)
HRM-530 Human Resources Management (3)
ORR-510 Organizational Research (3)
EIO-520 Economic Issues in Organizations (3)
FAM-540 Finance and Accounting for Managers (3)
Select one of the following: (3)
  • MKM-560 Marketing Management (3)
  • PJM-510 Project Management (3)
 
Electives/Areas of Study 12

Students have the option of taking Thomas Edison State College graduate business or business-related online courses to fulfill the elective requirement. Electives not offered by the School of Business and Management must be approved by the dean prior to enrollment in the course.  Students may also decide to specialize in one of the following an areas of study to develop depth in one particular area:

Students may transfer graduate credits from other regionally accredited institutions and/or apply credits recommended by the American Council on Education (ACE).

Advisory: The maximum core course and elective course credit a student may transfer into the Master of Science in Management degree program is 12 credits.

 
Core Advanced Level Courses 6
MSM-620 Leadership, Vision and Strategic Planning (3)
MAN-630 Management Capstone (3)
Total 36

 

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*Note: Students may obtain Graduate Certificates in addition to the MSM degree.