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Master of Science in Management

What Can You Do With a Master of Science in Management Degree?

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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 University designed the program as an academically rigorous and practical educational experience for seasoned managers who demonstrate a promise for growth and advancement.

ACBSP AccreditedThe School of Business and Management's MSM program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and 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
I. Core Courses 18
  • ORG-502 Leadership Management in the 21st Century
  • HRM-530 Human Resources Management
  • EIO-520 Economic Issues in Organizations
  • FAM-540 Finance and Accounting for Managers
  • Select one of the following:
    • MKM-560 Marketing Management (3)*
    • PJM-510 Project Management (3)
  • ORR-510 Organizational Research (must be taken prior to Capstone)
II. Electives/Areas of Study
Students have the option of taking Thomas Edison State University 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 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.
III. Core Advanced Level Courses 6
  • MSM-620 Leading Strategic Change
  • MAN-630 Management Capstone
Total Credits 36

Note: Organizational Research (ORR 510) must be taken prior to the Management Capstone (MAN 630).You cannot take them in the same term. Contact your academic advisor to register for both courses.

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*Note: Project Management AOS must take Marketing Management

About the MSM Program



Estimated Cost of Degree:


Based on:

  • $50 application fee
  • $668 per credit
  • $298 graduation fee

Excludes books or other fees
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Entirely Online

Transfer Credits:

Up to 12 Credits