Master of Science in Management
Program Delivery: On Campus and Online
The Master of Science in Management program is offered on campus or entirely online. The program is also offered in an accelerated format.

Master's Degree in Management

Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code: 52.0299O*NET OnlineBureau of Labor Statistics

The Master of Science in Management (MSM) is a unique program of study, specifically designed to prepare working professionals for increasing responsibility in management positions in contemporary organizations. The program is designed to bridge the gap between theory and practice and develops competencies in decision making, leading people, developing team players, and facilitating change in today’s diverse organizations and society.

These management skills can be applied in a broad range of professional settings in both the private and public sectors, in production and service-oriented activities, and in traditional as well as high-technology environments.

Is a Career in Management Right for Me?

A Master of Science in Management may be a good fit if you are:

  • Seeking to advance your career.
  • Seeking to learn how to manage people and organizations.
  • Eager to master business strategies.
  • Interested in becoming a strong leader.

Obtain Skills That Will Take You Where You Want To Go!

Master of Science in Management graduates have the skills to think critically, create vision based on ethical values, discern the future, take risks, become global leaders, and institute change within their organizations.

What is the Management Career Outlook?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of management occupations is projected to grow 9 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations, which will result in about 878,300 new jobs. Employment growth will be driven by the formation of new organizations and expansion of existing ones, which will require more workers to manage these operations. 

The median annual wage for management occupations was $100,790 in May 2016, which was the highest wage of all the major occupational groups.

O*Net Online classifies 14 of the top 20 occupations for management as Bright Outlook occupations. This means these jobs are expected to grow rapidly in the next several years, will have large numbers of job openings, or are new and emerging occupations.**


What Can I Do with This Degree?


  • Social and Community Service
  • Retail
  • Real Estate
  • Property Management
  • Construction
  • Education
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Food Service
  • Hotel or Resort Management
  • Nonprofit
  • Agriculture


  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Executive Leadership
  • Project Manager
  • Training and Development
  • Administrative Services
  • General Manager, Public and Private Organizations

What Will I Learn?

The Master of Science in Management program is designed to be delivered in an online format, in class, accelerated or a combination. The program consists of 30 credit hours. Students taking classes on campus in the accelerated format attend class once per week and earn six credits. This format requires extensive outside study and preparation for comprehensive, in-class development of the material. There is an additional six credit option for those students interested in relevant research opportunities.

You may enter the Master of Science in Management program during any semester. The degree program is designed to be completed in five terms, which is less than two years. Those who wish to enroll on a full-time basis may complete the program in one year.

View the Master of Science in Management

Program Curriculum Guide and Optimum Sequence of Course Work

Find more detailed information in the University Catalog

How is Hodges University’s Management Program Different?

Our Program is Accredited

Hodges University has received specialized accreditation for its business and business-related programs through  International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE),located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Science in Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Management
  • Associate of Science in Accounting
  • Associate in Science in Business Administration

Our Cutting Edge Curriculum

The courses in our Master of Science in Management program are contemporary and designed to offer students real-world, applied knowledge in their field of study.

Class Size

Our small class sizes allow for enhanced individual attention. With an average class size of 12 students, you will always receive the assistance and attention you need.

Our Faculty

Management faculty in our Johnson School of Business are highly experienced and qualified in their field of expertise. This real-world applied knowledge is an invaluable resource for students who are striving to further their careers. The management professors are very sensitive to the needs of traditional students and adult learners and provide a learning environment that both excites and motivates students to succeed. Faculty and staff are available to students through regular, in-person office hour meetings; phone; email; and Blackboard virtual office.

Convenient Schedules

The convenient schedule and the applicability of the learning to the workplace attract full-time working professionals who are interested in undergraduate education without interruption to their careers. The learning is current, streamlined, accelerated and designed to facilitate success in a rapidly changing and increasingly global work environment.

You can obtain your Master of Science in Management program on campus, completely online, accelerated, or a combination of all formats. Chose the options that are most convenient for you!

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You may also contact us to speak to an admissions coordinator who will guide you through the application and admissions process. To speak to an admissions coordinator call us at 1-800-466-8017 (Naples) or 1-800-466-0019 (Fort Myers), use our contact form, email or schedule a one-on-one visit to tour one of our campuses.

Your admissions coordinator will:

  • Help you complete the application in its entirety.
  • Help you obtain necessary transcripts.
  • Schedule your admissions test (if necessary).
  • Coordinate the financial aid process with a financial aid professional.
  • Refer you to your academic advisor for class scheduling.
  • Give you information regarding your orientation.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Hodges family!

Your Faculty Members

Dolores “Dee” Batiato
Program Chair of Management and Professor
Ira Malamut
Adjunct Faculty
Karen McKenzie
Adjunct Professor

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