Master of Science in Management
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Merrimack’s Master of Science in Management is a comprehensive business management program designed to prepare graduates for successful leadership positions. This program is designed for working professionals and college graduates, from any discipline, wishing to continue their studies and earn a master’s degree.
Our Master of Science in Management program emphasizes creative problem-solving skills, integrity and responsibility, and a global perspective, all of which are essential for personal and professional success in today’s rapidly changing business environment.
The Master of Science in Management offers a limited number of
graduate assistantships which link graduate study with earning and work experience.
Courses are designed to prepare early-career level managers to
- understand the complex business environment
- develop advanced skills at interpreting and using information to make managerial decisions
- gain a macro and global perspective of the interconnections of economies and business
- gain tailored skills on leading change (e.g., in teams, in organizations, etc.).
Managers today need multidimensional skills in finance, market analysis, project management and global economics. Utilizing case studies, research projects, and reports, students develop the knowledge and competencies needed to excel in a highly competitive marketplace. Our curriculum combines competencies in leadership and ethics, enabling students to thrive in today’s job market.
All of the courses in our program employ pedagogy that emphasizes application. Additionally, students will select leadership electives that are relevant to their leadership situations and processes such as teamwork, organizational change, and innovation. MSM students can focus on the specific areas of management and operations that are relevant to their careers.
Resources to help you succeed.
Our graduate programs are designed to help you reach your ultimate goal - whether it’s improving your professional status, obtaining a promotion, or shifting into a more enriching, high-growth field. To that end, we’ve developed an experiential learning option for graduate students which allows compensated co-ops and internships, as well as career resources, including
- Graduate Cooperative Education/Internship Program
- Graduate Student Career Exploration Program
- Career and Professional Development Resources
Students may begin the Master of Science in Management program in September or in January. Students enrolled full time complete their degree work in one year. Students may also enroll part time.