Create the Management Degree You Need to Fit Your Goals
Management requires multidisciplinary knowledge and an understanding of the modern workforce. At Ohio University, you can hone your leadership skills ― no matter what industry you work in. Ohio University’s Online Master of Science in Management program equips you with the managerial acumen and analytical skills you need to manage resources, lead teams, and apply solutions to organizational challenges.
And while the business world becomes more specialized, so do the degrees. You will start your MSM degree with coursework in our Management and Leadership Certificate, and then customize the remainder of your degree with a choice of two from the below suite of stackable certificates in:
- Business Analytics
- Business Analytics Leadership
- Business Venturing and Entrepreneurship
- Human Resources Management
- Operations and Supply Chain Management
- Strategic Sales and Sales Leadership
Join us this Spring!
Round 1 Admissions
Complete your application by October 1, 2021, and receive your admissions decision no later than June 4, 2021. In addition, if you are accepted, you could qualify for a $1,000 incentive scholarship.
Round 2 Admissions
Complete your application by November 5, 2021, and receive your admissions decision no later than November 19, 2021. In addition, if you are accepted, you could qualify for a $750 incentive scholarship.
Note: Students with international transcripts, special considerations, and Ohio University employees must have applications submitted by November 5, 2021.
FINAL DEADLINE: Complete your application by December 3, 2021.
Please note: Applicants must have all application materials submitted by the deadlines listed above in order to qualify for the incentive scholarship.
*Dates and awards subject to change. A scholarship is a financial aid award to an individual student for the purposes of furthering education. Scholarship will be awarded to selected students upon admission to Ohio University, who meets the criteria and qualifications. Scholarship winners will be notified via their enrollment advisor and scholarship funds will be distributed automatically in the form of adjusted tuition for the first semester.
Upcoming Dates and Deadlines
We offer three start dates per year (January, May, August).
|Cohort Start||Final Deadline|
|January 10, 2022||December 3, 2021|
|May 2, 2022||April 8, 2022|
|August 22, 2022||July 2022|
How can you benefit from our Master of Science in Management?
You already have the entrepreneurial spirit and drive to lead an organization to new heights. But to turn your vision into reality, you need to keep growing as a business leader. OHIO’s Online Master of Science in Management can help you develop your expertise in key areas such as human resources management, analytics, or communication.
You can earn this highly customizable degree by choosing from a suite of stackable business certificates, allowing you to focus on the specific areas where you’re looking to enhance your skills, including:
- Managing and motivating employees
- Operations and project management
- Interpreting and leveraging data
- Building customer relationships
Ohio University’s College of Business is proud to offer scholarships to those seeking to continue their education. If you are an Ohio University alumni; student veteran or active military; or corporate partner you are automatically eligible to receive a scholarship. Learn more by reviewing our scholarship page, or please contact an enrollment advisor.
Ranked nationally as a best online master’s in business (non-MBA) by U.S. News & World Report”
Leadership Development Program.
Online learning with a personal touch.
One of the features that all of our online graduate business programs share is our unique Leadership Development Program (LDP). The LDP bridges the gap between classroom learning and real-world application. All online students are required to attend this event at least once, but we encourage you to participate more often if you are able to.
During your two days on campus in Athens, Ohio, you’ll hear from world-class speakers who will discuss various aspects of leadership, including how to lead yourself, lead and influence others, and how to effectively lead businesses and enterprises in today’s modern environment. You’ll have the opportunity to connect with classmates in your program, network with students enrolled in other online business programs, and meet the faculty you’ve learned from.
Industry Outlook and Master of Science in Management Jobs
Employment of managers across a variety of industries is projected to grow 5% from 2019 to 2029, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Many people choose a career in business management because of the challenges and rewarding accomplishments that accompany these jobs. Though often extremely demanding, the profession offers advantageous salaries and long-term careers.
Explore MSM Program Coursework
The master’s in management online program features a comprehensive curriculum designed to help you become a stronger manager, motivate teams, and guide organizations to success. Throughout the program, you’ll take 12, 3-credit courses that are each seven weeks long. There are 36 total credits.
We offer an accelerated 12-month option for full-time learners. To qualify, students must register for a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester.
In addition to a certificate in Management & Leadership, you will customize your degree with two stackable certificates. Choose from certificates in Business Analytics, Business Analytics Leadership, Business Venturing and Entrepreneurship, Human Resources Management, Operations and Supply Chain Management, or Strategic Sales and Sales Leadership.
Management and Leadership
In addition to the Management and Leadership certificate and Capstone Experience, you will choose two out of the six graduate business certificates from the following options:
Business Venturing Certificate
Human Resources Management Certificate
Operations and Supply Chain Management Certificate
Business Analytics Certificate
Our Business Analytics certificate is 3 total courses. Core courses are MBA 6320 Descriptive Analytics and MBA 6390 Predictive Analytics. Choose between MBA 6325 Prescriptive Analytics or MBA 6395 Business Intelligence.
Strategic Sales and Sales Leadership Certificate
Business Analytics Leadership Certificate