The Master of Science in Management Learning Goals

The purpose of the program is to educate and develop graduate-level business students in achieving management-based competencies within the areas of leadership, quality assessment, operations planning, human development skills, and strategic planning. Upon completion of the program, graduates will have a solid foundation in all aspects of Quality Management and will have developed analytical and conceptual skills aligned with industry standards and ever-changing demands.

The learning goals of the program include:

  1. Graduates will be knowledgeable and skilled in the conceptualization and application of specialized management practices in the areas of quality management principals, human relations management, operations and process management, and strategic planning and implementation.
  2. Graduates will have the necessary skills to analyze, develop, communicate, lead, and implement strategies for improving business processes and operations.
  3. Graduates will master concepts related towards integration of research and development within management and leadership practices in the areas of information systems, production, and financial strategies.

Graduates of the program will be able to

  • apply quantitative models
  • apply the scientific method in business situations
  • use business intelligence techniques
  • apply the major human resource management functions
  • present data that supports organizational decision-making processes and supply chain management
  • complete a Six Sigma project
  • recognize business processes and assess their information-related needs
  • develop organizational agility through innovation

 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Note: The information below provides convenient links to some of the courses required for this degree; however, it should not be used as a course registration guide. Please refer to the official Lander University Academic Catalog for the most accurate and up-to-date program requirements.

MAJOR PROGRAM CORE REQUIREMENTS CREDIT HOURS
BA 605 3
MGMT 615 3
MGMT 625 3
MGMT 635 3
MGMT 645 3
MGMT 655 3
MGMT 665 3
MGMT 675 3
MGMT 685 3
MGMT 695 3
   
TOTAL FOR MS DEGREE 30
  • An additional three credit hours in BA 600 is required for students without a business degree as a prerequisite for the program​