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FAST-TRACK MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MANAGEMENT DEGREE

100% Online or On-Campus Hybrid

OUTSTANDING AND AFFORDABLE

Graduate in as few as 16 months.
20% tuition discount for full-time working professionals.
Small cohort size. Individual attention.
Online and weekend classes.

M.S. in Management

The MS in Management program is designed for working professionals who need to maintain their full-time job while pursuing a graduate-level degree. The program produces organizational leaders who can be successful in today’s fast-paced business world by being able to identify complex problems, implement solutions, and make sound managerial decisions.

The program has two-tracks:

The MS in Management program uses a unique cohort course sequence, in which students complete one course at a time in a designated sequence. Each course lasts seven weeks.

Overall, the program stresses knowledge and skills in collaborative teamwork, business strategies and decision–making, and strategic leadership.

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR:
FALL 2020 IS AUGUST 5
SPRING 2021 IS DECEMBER 15

Interested in applying?


Cullen Rodrigue, class of 2020"The MS in Management program has helped me in my career because it has given me the confidence and knowledge to step into a higher level of responsibility, and set a positive example for Ochsner and those around me. Concentrating in what my heart lies in, which is healthcare, I feel that I can make an impact in lives and in health overall."

Amanda Bell, class of 2019

Contact the department chair at 504-398-2359 or ashahoyan@uhcno.edu to
make an individual Zoom appointment.

Graduate Admission Requirement

Selection of students for the M.S. in Management Program Admission at UHC is a two-step process, first requiring an online application with official copies of all higher education degrees and immunization form to the Admissions Office. Second, a package with additional required documentation is submitted to the Department of Business Administration.

Additional requirements for admission to the MS in Management program include:

  • Earned Bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution or the equivalent from a foreign institution;
  • GPA requirement for unconditional admission: an overall undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, as reported on the transcript of the qualifying degree granting institution.
  • GPA requirement for conditional admission: an overall undergraduate GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, as reported on the transcript of the qualifying degree granting institution.
  • Submission of appropriate TOFEL scores if the undergraduate degree is from an international university outside the U.S. or English is a second language. To be considered for admission to the M.S. in Management program, English as a second language (ESL) applicants must achieve minimum scores of 550 on the TOEFL paper-based test or iBT score of 79.
  • Departmental interview and testing.
  • Three professional references.
  • Submission of a written goal statement of at least 500 words.
  • Submission of a resume or CV highlighting past education and relevant work experience.

After application has been submitted and reviewed, student will be invited to interview and take departmental test. Admission decision is based on combination of factors, including, but not limited to GPA and test score.

Course Offerings

Track 1: Course Offerings for 30-credit hours track – M.S. in Management

Semester Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
Fall MGT500 Management Theory 3
Fall MGT505 Organizational Structure and Organizational Culture Applications 3
Fall MGT510 Accounting for Managers 3
Spring MGT520 Advanced Applied Statistics and Business Research Applications 3
Spring MGT535 International Business Management 3
Summer MGT525 Applied Strategic Marketing Concepts 3
Summer MGT530 Finance for Decision Making 3
Fall MGT600 Managerial Strategy and Implementation 3
Fall MGT540 Managerial Economics 3
Fall MGT610 Integrative Project Supervised by Faculty 3
Total 30

Track 2.1: Course Offerings for 39-credit hours track – M.S. in Management with Concentration in Project Management

Semester Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
Fall MGT500 Management Theory 3
Fall MGT505 Organizational Structure and Organizational Culture Applications 3
Fall MGT510 Accounting for Managers 3
Spring MGT535 International Business Management 3
Spring MGT520 Advanced Applied Statistics and Business Research Applications 3
Summer MGT525 Applied Strategic Marketing Concepts 3
Summer MGT530 Finance for Decision Making 3
Fall MGT600 Managerial Strategy and Implementation 3
Fall MGT540 Managerial Economics 3
Fall MGT550 Project Management Fundamentals I 3
Spring MGT640 Project Management Fundamentals II 3
Spring MGT650 Procurement and Budget Management 3
Spring MGT610 Integrative Project Supervised by Faculty 3
Total 39

Track 2.2: Course Offerings for 39-credit hours track – M.S. in Management with Concentration in Healthcare Management

Semester Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
Fall MGT500 Management Theory 3
Fall MGT505 Organizational Structure and Organizational Culture
Applications
3
Fall MGT510 Accounting for Managers 3
Spring MGT535 International Business Management 3
Spring MGT520 Advanced Applied Statistics and Business Research
Applications
3
Summer MGT525 Applied Strategic Marketing Concepts 3
Summer MGT530 Finance for Decision Making 3
Fall MGT600 Managerial Strategy and Implementation 3
Fall MGT540 Managerial Economics 3
Fall HCM550 U.S. Healthcare System 3
Spring HCM625 Healthcare Operations Management 3
Spring HCM670 Law, Ethics, and Policy in Healthcare Management 3
Spring MGT610 Integrative Project Supervised by Faculty 3
Total 39

 

Track 2.3: Course Offerings for 39-credit hours track – M.S. in Management with Concentration in Food Business Management

Semester Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
Fall MGT500 Management Theory 3
Fall MGT505 Organizational Structure and Organizational Culture
3
Fall MGT510 Accounting for Managers 3
Spring MGT535 International Business Management 3
Spring MGT520 Advanced Applied Statistics and Business Research
Applications
3
Summer MGT525 Applied Strategic Marketing Concepts 3
Summer MGT530 Finance for Decision Making 3
Fall MGT600 Managerial Strategy and Implementation 3
Fall MGT540 Managerial Economics 3
Fall* FBM510 Advanced Food Laws and Regulations 3
Spring* FBM550 Packaging Management 3
Spring* FBM625 Food Composition and Analysis Management 3
Spring MGT610 Integrative Project Supervised by Faculty 3
Total 39

 

*The Food Business Management concentration courses are taught by the qualified faculty of the Food Science program.

 

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