College of Business > Academics > Department of Management & Entrepreneurship > Graduate Programs > Management (MS) > Degree Requirements
Students in the MS-Management program complete 13 courses (48 credit hours).
The following four career tracks enable students to pursue a specialization or focus of interest by selecting appropriate classes for electives.
This career track aims to deepen knowledge and skills specific to the management consulting profession. O*NET describes several foundational knowledge bases (Administration and Management, Customer and Personal Service, and Education and Training) and skills (Providing Consultation and Advice to Others, Making Decisions and Solving Problems, and Analyzing Data or Information). The following classes would support students in building these skills and knowledge, and are therefore recommended to compose the career track.
Managing Personal and Professional Wellness
This Managing Personal and Professional Wellness career track aims to deepen knowledge and specific skills related to creating, reinvigorating, and preserving wellness in an occupational context, including self-regulation (e.g., stress management), the ethical leadership of others (e.g., coaching related to work-life balance), and the intentional development of programs, policies, and culture that supports well-being at work, all of which align with O*NET’s defined work activities of a manager: guiding, directing, and motivating subordinates; establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships; and the meta-skills of effective executive function to capably complete other important critical work activities.
This career track aims to deepen knowledge and skills related to strategies and practices in operations management, such as process improvement, service operations, supply chain management, analytics, and negotiation.
This career track aims to deepen knowledge and skills that can be applied to the evolving sports business industry that is growing in size and complexity. These include leadership and coaching, sports sponsorship marketing, sports management and the opportunity to apply these skills working on projects with sports organizations.
Choose any four courses:
This career track aims to deepen knowledge and skills related to strategies and practices in sustainable management, including developing and implementing sustainable management strategies and practices for managing human, financial, and natural resources in the organization and marketplace. O*NET explicitly asks those holding jobs in sustainability to be well-versed in “Making Decisions and Solving Problems” and “Developing Objectives and Strategies,” while utilizing deep knowledge of sustainability practices, methods, and outcomes for those activities. The following classes would support students in building these skills and knowledge, and are therefore recommended to compose the career track.
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