Students in the MSM program complete 36 semester hours, which includes a minimum of 9-required courses and 3-electives. The core coursework will constitute a suite of foundation level business courses that provide basic business knowledge and a mastery in management. Students may opt to specialize in a particular areas such as Nonprofit Management, Communications Management or pursue a General Management concentration. Classes are held in the evening from 6-9PM, three semesters per year, at the Simmons campus in Boston. Students attend class part-time, and finish their degree in approximately two years.
Core Management Courses (5 required):
- Business and Management
- Accounting and Financial Aspects of Business
- Negotiation and Problem Solving
- Leadership, Teams and Organizations
- Strategic Management and Marketing
Courses by Specialization (4 required):
|Communications Management||General Management||Nonprofit Management|
|Emerging Communications Technologies||Project Management||Nonprofit Management|
|Communicating Across Cultures||Culturally Intelligent Leadership||Finance and Accounting for Nonprofits|
|Research Management||Operations Management and Decision Making||Philanthropy, Policy, and Fundraising|
|Applied Learning Project||Strategic Communication and Organizational Change||Strategic Communication and Organizational Change|
Students further tailor their degree by taking 3 approved elective courses.
*Curriculum is subject to change.