MS in Management

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Kaplan University's Master of Science in Management program is designed to prepare students to pursue management positions in a variety of fields. Learn more about the Master of Science in Management program at Kaplan University here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of program is it?

Kaplan University's Master of Science in Management program is an online program that offers specializations in leadership, organizational design and development, health care management, human resources, project management, and information technology. This program offers students the opportunity to study business communications, human resources management, management theories and practices, action research and consulting skills, and strategic financial analysis. Students take a 4-credit applied research project course where they have the opportunity to combine theory and practical application. For this project, students work with organizational stakeholders to identify a problem before designing a research project.

What are the prerequisites?

Applicants in Kaplan University's Master of Science in Management program should have a bachelor's degree and an interest in leadership positions. In addition, applicants to Kaplan University's programs should have a high school diploma or GED. Since the program is offered online, applicants need access to a computer.

What are the course requirements?

Students must complete a minimum of 56 credits to earn a Kaplan University Master of Science in Management. This program consists of 40 credits of core requirements and 16 credits of elective requirements. Specific course requirements could change. If you are interested in enrolling in Kaplan University, speak to an Admissions Advisor.

Master of Science in Management Requirements

  • Business Communications
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Management Theories and Practices I
  • Management Theories and Practices II
  • Leadership Theory and Practice I
  • Leadership Theory and Practice II
  • Organizational Excellence and Change
  • Action Research and Consulting Skills
  • Strategic Financial Analysis
  • Applied Research Project
  • 16 elective credits

What could I do after I graduate?

Career Opportunities

Graduates who complete the Master of Science in Management program at Kaplan University could be prepared to pursue management positions in different areas, such as health care administration, supply chain management, or project management. Responsibilities could include making business decisions or handling daily operations.

Positions that graduates could pursue include:

  • General manager
  • Management analyst
  • Management consultant
  • Operations manager
  • Project manager