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PUT MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES INTO PRACTICE
Worcester State University’s M.S. in Management is built on rigorous foundational courses that bring real-world insight into the classroom. The program gives you a unique perspective—and a competitive advantage in today’s rapidly changing business landscape.
A COMMON CORE OF MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS
Our engaging curriculum covers a wide range of important topics, and helps you build a solid foundation of key managerial principles. From there, you can specialize in accounting, leadership, or marketing. You’ll collaborate with professors who are more than just instructors—they’re thought leaders with real-world experience to share. Whether leading established financial services firms or launching sustainability startups, they are dedicated to bringing their insights into the classroom—so you can apply those principles out in the world. And our full-time, part-time, and online program options mean maximum flexibility and a graduate education that works for busy adults like you.

  • The M.S. in Management program requires 36 graduate-level credits in the following areas :
      

    Core Courses (24 credits)

    • BA910 Information Technology (3 credits)
    • BA911 Accounting for Managerial Decisions (3 credits)
    • BA912 Marketing Management (3 credits)
    • BA913 Managerial Economics (3 credits)
    • BA914 Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
    • BA915 Corporate Finance (3 credits)
    • BA916 Quantitative Analysis and Research Methods (3 credits)
    • BA990 Integrative Business Strategy (3 credits)

    Concentration Courses (12 credits)

    • Varies based on concentration

    *Students with a B.S. or B.A. in Business from an accredited U.S. university or college and a 3.25 G.P.A. may reduce the M.S. in Management program from 36 to 30 credits. See the program coordinator for details.  

  • ACCOUNTING CONCENTRATION
    Focused classes in taxation, auditing, and advanced accounting will expand your knowledge of the important role that accountants play in the fast-changing business world. Completion of this concentration will enable you to pursue different accounting positions and may give you a head start in preparing to take licensing exams such as the CPA—a valuable addition to your master's degree.
    LEADERSHIP CONCENTRATION
    Courses in leadership theory, organizational development and change, and ethics and social responsibility help you gain critical insights into processes that position organizations for accelerated growth. You’ll explore team motivation, negotiating skills, human resources issues, and leadership within small businesses or international organizations.
    MARKETING CONCENTRATION
    Set yourself apart with new skills in market research, creative implementation, strategic planning, and campaign analysis. Our classes in research methods, global marketing, and consumer behavior equip you to develop, execute, and analyze effective marketing campaigns that help organizations thrive in a highly competitive marketplace.
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  • WHY WORCESTER STATE?

    TURNING EDUCATION INTO ACTIONABLE CHANGE
    By combining theory and in-the-field experience, our graduate-level studies foster a culture that encourages meaningful exchanges between students and professors.
    SMALL CLASSES, ENGAGED FACULTY
    Our small-class format allows our professors to engage one-on-one with students and encourages more collaborative, peer-to-peer learning.
    FLEXIBLE FORMAT AND CUSTOMIZED PACE
    Evening, online, and blended classes enable you to tailor the pace of your curriculum to your life.
    4-PLUS PROGRAM
    As a qualified applicant, you can complete a WSU bachelor’s and master’s in as little as five years.
    PRE-ACCEPTANCE QUICK START
    Try out the program before you commit. You can take up to six credits before fully enrolling.
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