May 26, 2019
Dan Morrell, Program Director
The Department of Management and Marketing offers the Master of Science in Management program with three concentrations: Not-for-Profit Management, Organizational Leadership, and Supply Chain Management. The Master of Science in Management enhances students’ planning, communication, and ethical decision-making skills and exposes them to real world experiences that help them mature as managers. The Management M.S. program allows students to develop the skills to be promoted into higher levels of management at different types of organizations.
Graduates of this program may work in a variety of positions, including mid-to upper-level management positions in corporate offices, healthcare facilities, distribution or logistics centers, manufacturing facilities, not-for-profit organizations, state or local government, and service industries such as banking, insurance, and real-estate .
Please see undergraduate catalog for information regarding undergraduate programs.
To be admitted to the Master of Science in Management program, applicants should have
- minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale,
- satisfactory scores on the GMAT or GRE, and
- two years of professional experience.
Applicants without related previous experience or academic preparation may be required to complete the following prerequisite courses: MGMT 6000 (or MGMT 3610 and MGMT 3620) and ACTG 3000 (or ACTG 6000 and ACTG 6100 ).
All application materials are to be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies.
- submit an application with the appropriate application fee (online at www.mtsu.edu/graduate/apply.php);
- submit official scores on the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE);
- submit official transcripts of all previous college work;
- submit a current resume’ or curriculum vita showing two years of applicable professional experience.
The Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Not-for-Profit Management requires completion of 33 credit hours.
- complete a minimum of 33 semester hours as listed below. No more than 30 percent of the total degree hours dual-listed as undergraduate/graduate hours can be counted toward the degree.
- successfully complete an applied project (MGMT 6790 ) in the last semester.
Curriculum: Management, Not-for-Profit Management
The Not-for-Profit Management concentration provides students with business and management skills that can be applied to not-for-profit managerial work. In addition to 12 hours of core management courses, the concentration requires 12 hours of courses in not-for-profit management, promotional strategy, and leadership and motivation. Students also elect 6 hours of courses in a professional area that relates to their career interests, or they may select 6 hours of business electives that apply to not-for-profit work.
Required Courses (12 hours)
Career Electives (6 hours)
In consultation with their advisors, students will select and complete 6 hours of courses in a professional area that relates to their career interests, or they may select and complete 6 hours of business electives that apply to not-for-profit work.
- file a degree plan in the College of Graduate Studies prior to the completion of 21 credit hours;
- file a Notice of Intent to Graduate form in the College of Graduate Studies within the first two weeks of the term in which candidate intends to graduate.