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If your career goals transcend a single functional area and require a broad range of knowledge, skills, and experience in management, the CSU Global Master of Science in Management will be a great fit for you.
Earn your Master’s in Management and you’ll be prepared to analyze, communicate, and make critical decisions in organizations of all sizes, within any industry.
The CSU Global Master’s in Management program provides an education that will be applicable to roles at startup, small, and large businesses – within both the private and public sectors.
Students will prepare for upper management and executive-level positions by developing key managerial competencies – including systems thinking, critical thinking, economic analysis, decision making, international competencies, and ethical leadership applied across a range of industries.
ACBSP-Accreditation & SHRM Alignment
CSU Global’s Master's Degree Program in Management is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP) and its curriculum is aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. SHRM is the world's largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries.
CSU Global students are eligible to become student members of SHRM at a discounted cost. Our alignment with SHRM potentially allows students to apply for the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) exam; please contact Student Success Counselor or SHRM advisor (shrm.advisor [at] csuglobal.edu) to learn more.
Courses in this Program
CSU Global’s accredited online Master’s in Information Technology Management requires the completion of 36 core credits. (Some students may be required to take RES500 or RES501 as part of their program if they have an undergraduate GPA below 3.00. In this case, the degree is 39 credits.)
When you earn your master's degree through CSU Global, you will customize it with a graduate specialization in a subject that matches your professional goals or personal interests.
Most Popular Specializations:
- Organizational Leadership and Change Management
- Project Management
- Strategic Innovation and Change Management
- Human Resource Management
- Organizational Learning and Performance
Additional Available Specializations for this Program:
- Applied Business Management
- Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
- Business Intelligence
- Criminal Justice Leadership
- Fraud Management
- Global Management
- Healthcare Administration
- Human Resource Performance
- Information Technology
- International Management
- Online Learning Innovation and Design
- Population Health
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View a list of all CSU Global specializations and the degree programs they can be paired with.
CSU Global’s M.S. in Management is designed for management professionals who want to move into upper management and executive-level positions. This interdisciplinary, integrated, and practical degree program applies to businesses of all sizes in both the private and public sectors. Additional learning outcomes you can achieve through coursework include the following:
- Create management decisions that incorporate strategic planning, competitive intelligence, ethical standards, and global acumen.
- Interpret information, research findings, and recommendations for organizational stakeholders.
- Develop solutions to business problems by applying qualitative and quantitative analytical reasoning.
- Synthesize stakeholder relationships and perspectives to enhance organizational success within a global marketplace.
As a not-for-profit public university, our goal at CSU Global is to make your online tuition cost as affordable as possible. We offer low-cost online degree tuition rates without taking anything away from the quality of the education you receive. We also lock in that low tuition rate with our tuition guarantee, and we provide additional discounted tuition rates for members of the armed forces and employees of our corporate affiliate partners.
Learn more about CSU Global tuition rates and explore financial aid options available that can help cover the cost of your education.
Frequently Asked Questions
Earning a master’s in Management will allow you to pursue leadership and managerial roles in virtually any industry, at any type of company, from a small mom-and-pop organization to a sleek startup or a Fortune 500.
The training, skills, and abilities you develop in your management Master’s program will prepare you to assume typical daily responsibilities of senior-level employees and executives, which may include tasks like:
- Leading teams to success
- Developing, analyzing, and overseeing budgets
- Negotiating and problem solving
- Formulating strategic plans
Earning your Master’s in Management will prepare you to lead organizations through business operations, development, and management, opening doors to interesting, exciting, and rewarding career opportunities.
A Management Master’s program will improve your managerial knowledge, skills, and abilities, preparing you to assume a senior leadership position in management. Some typical roles for management master’s alumni include:
Top Executives / 2020 Median Pay: $107,680
Operations Research Analysts / 2020 Median Pay: $86,200
Administrative Services Managers / 2020 Median Pay: $98,890
Management Analysts / 2020 Median Pay: $87,660
Yes, CSU Global offers a 100% online Master’s Degree in Management, which is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and which was designed for flexibility, offering:
- No requirements to show up at set times or in physical locations
- Monthly class starts.
- Accelerated eight-week courses.
If you have family and work responsibilities, and you need to balance them with educational pursuits, then getting your degree online with us may be the ideal option.
If you do choose to pursue a Master’s in Management, then you should consider getting your degree from CSU Global. Our online Management Master’s program is not only regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission but also accredited by the ACBSP, and academically aligned with the curriculum guidelines of the Society for Human Resource Management, which ensures program excellence and professional readiness.
We are a recognized industry leader in management education, as indicated by the prestigious awards our program recently won, including:
- A #1 ranking for Top 25 Best Online Master’s in Management for 2020 from Best Masters Programs.
- A #1 ranking for Top 25 Best Value Online Master’s in Management Degrees for 2020 from Value Colleges.
Furthermore, our Management Master’s program provides more than just academic instruction. The knowledge, skills, and abilities you develop with us are likely to translate into real-world benefits, as our alumni can attest.
CSU Global’s Management Master’s program alumni report earning a median salary that is 14% higher than the national average for all master’s degree holders and receiving an average salary increase of 45% five years after graduation.
$115k+ Median Salary
According to the BLS, the average annual salary for General Managers and Operations Managers in 2021 was over $115k.
Common Job Titles
Some job titles commonly held by those who obtained Master's Degree in Marketing include: Budget Analyst, General Manager, and Vice President
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Program Accreditations and Rankings
CSU Global is proud to offer affordable, reputable programs that have received recognition for their quality, value, and more. Click here to learn more about our rankings and acknowledgments.
Best Online Master’s in Management
Best Masters Programs ranked CSU Global #1 on its list of Top 25 Best Online Master’s in Management for 2020.
Best Value Online Master’s in Management
Value Colleges ranked CSU Global #1 on its list of Top 25 Best Value Online Master’s in Management for 2020.
Best No GRE Master’s Degrees
Best Master’s Programs ranked CSU Global #2 on its list of 25 Best No GRE Master’s Degrees for 2020.
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