Learn the dynamics of a business and how to analyze, communicate, and make effective decisions through this online master’s in management degree program. In a management role, you may be responsible for the following:
58,000 Expected job openings due to demand for efficient use of public funds at the federal, state, and local levels through 2026.
9.50% PAY INCREASE On average, the pay increase a typical CSU Global graduate of the Master’s in Management program received one year after earning their degree.
$91,885 According to the BLS, the average annual salary for vice presidents, general managers, contract administrators, and budget analysts is more than $90k.
BUDGET ANALYST, GENERAL MANAGER, VICE PRESIDENT Frequently reported job titles of management professionals.
LEAD TEAMS TO SUCCESS.
NEGOTIATION AND COMPLEX PROBLEM SOLVING.
DEVELOP AND ANALYZE BUDGETS.
FORMULATE STRATEGIC PLANS.
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Students in the Master of Science in Management program are individuals whose careers and management responsibilities transcend a single functional area requiring a broad range of knowledge, skills, and experience in management. The emphasis of this practical management degree program applies to 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. This program of study is accredited by ACBSP and academically aligns with the curriculum guidelines of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) which ensures program excellence and professional readiness.
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:
*Master's Plus - Some M.S. in Management students may be required to take BUS500 and/or RES500 as part of their coursework if they do not have previous experience/an ACBSP-accredited degree in business courses and/or accounting, finance, or business statistics. In this case, these courses do not count toward the degree program.
** Students who do not have a previous degree from an an ACBSP-accredited program must complete BUS500 before completing other program requirements. Once the undergraduate program evaluation is completed, students whose prior degree does not meet the requirements will complete BUS500, rather than RES500 or RES501. Provisionally admitted students whose undergraduate degree meets the requirements will complete RES500 or RES501, rather than BUS500.
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.
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Earning your online master’s degree through CSU Global provides you with more than just the diploma you need to get noticed. With an emphasis on real world concepts and career-relevant skills, you get training and experience along with your credit hours. Additionally, CSU Global strives to make your education as affordable as possible. With our Tuition Guarantee, your tuition rate won’t increase over time! Instead, you’ll enjoy the same low rate for the duration of your enrollment at CSU Global.
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Regional accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) means your degree comes from a top quality, trusted university.
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Your Bachelor’s in Accounting from CSU Global is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP)
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