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Prepare to grow as a leader.

By earning a Master of Science in Management degree from Ohio University, you can learn to more effectively lead teams, inspire others, manage resources, and solve complex organizational challenges. The 36-credit program consists of 12 3-credit courses and can be completed 100% online in as few as two years. There is also an accelerated 12-month option for full-time learners. To qualify, students must register for a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester.

All students begin with coursework that leads to earning a certificate in Management and Leadership. They can then customize their studies by choosing two of the following six stackable certificates:

  • Business Analytics
  • Business Analytics Leadership
  • Business Venturing and Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resources Management
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Sales and Sales Leadership

Explore the full curriculum and course descriptions below.

Capstone - 9 credits

MGT 5004 Managerial Effectiveness and Research 3 Credits
MGT 5006 Strategic Leadership and Communications 3 Credits
MGT 5940 Capstone Project 3 Credits

Management and Leadership - 9 credits

MGT 5001 Managing Individuals and Teams 3 Credits
MGT 5002 Researching the Business Environment 3 Credits
MGT 5003 Managerial Decisions & Challenges 3 Credits

Business Venturing and Entrepreneurship Certificate - 9 credits

MGT 5070 Managing Innovation and Corporate Entrepreneurship 3 Credits
MGT 5071 Ideation, Concept Development and Business Models 3 Credits
MGT 5072 New Venture Creation 3 Credits

Operations and Supply Chain Management Certificate - 9 credits

MGT 5020 Operations & Project Management (certificate course only) 3 Credits
MGT 5021 Management of Lean Six Sigma Programs 3 Credits
MGT 5023 Supply Chain Risk Management 3 Credits

Business Analytics Certificate - 9 credits

MBA 6320 Descriptive Analytics 3 Credits
MBA 6325 Prescriptive Analytics 3 Credits
MBA 6390 Predictive Analytics 3 Credits
MBA 6395 Business Intelligence 3 Credits

Strategic Sales and Sales Leadership Certificate - 9 credits

MBA 6300 Building & Developing Customer Relationships 3 Credits
MBA 6400 Sales Leadership 3 Credits
MBA 6500 Sales Analytics 3 Credits

Business Analytics Leadership Certificate - 9 credits

MBA 6360 Strategic Use of Information Systems 3 Credits
MBA 6460 Strategic Use of Analytics 3 Credits
MBA 6560 Analytics for Executives 3 Credits

Human Resources Management Certificate - 9 credits

MGT 5030 Employee Relations, Ethics & Legal Aspects of HRM 3 Credits
MGT 5031 Talent Acquisition and Strategic Management 3 Credits
MGT 5032 Performance Management & Total Rewards 3 Credits