Our Master of Science in Management (MSM) cultivates the art of relationship-building

You can learn technical management skills in almost any master of science in management program. But great managers excel at building relationships—and that’s where our Master of Science in Management Degree stands out. With small classes and a personalized teaching approach, Mount Ida’s Management Master’s Degree Program fosters business management skills such as communication, motivation and delegation. You’ll work with experienced management professionals at a private New England college that has a long tradition of career-oriented academics. Our MSM degree will prepare you to move into management—and to build the strong relationships that characterize successful managers.

Experiential Learning in the Master of Science in Management Program

Our Master’s Degree in Management focuses on practical business management issues and problem-solving skills—knowledge you’ll use on the job, not just in the classroom. You’ll tackle business management challenges based on real-world case studies, business simulations and seminars while getting experience in research methodology, collaborative decision-making, developing business plans and oral presentations.

Master of Science in Management Degree curriculum

The seven core courses in the Management Master’s Degree Program cover business fundamentals such as finance, marketing, human resources and strategic planning. You’ll also take five electives, choosing from a range of specialized courses that cover subjects such as:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business law
  • E-commerce and business management
  • Leadership in organizations
  • Consumer behavior
  • Project management
  • Chinese business and society

The master of management degree consists of 36 total credits, broken down as follows:

  • 21 credits in core management
  • 15 credits in management electives

Careers in Management

Many of our Management Master’s Degree students seek to move into leadership positions with their new or current employers. Others want to test the job market and build a new career in business management or start their own business. Whatever your objective, Mount Ida’s MSM degree can give you an edge in competing for management jobs—and it will help you get strong results in your management career.

Our Master of Science in Management Degree can lead directly to employment in almost any industry. Most of our MSM degree graduates find good management jobs within a year of graduation.