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Master of Management at Aquinas College

Master of Management: Degree Requirements

The Master of Management is comprised of 13 courses, totaling 39 credits. Courses are 8 weeks in duration and are offered in 5 sessions per year, including Fall (two quadmesters), Spring (two quadmesters), and a summer semester. Courses meet once per week in the evening from 6 – 10 p.m., while a few are offered in an online or hybrid format. Students can complete the program in as little as 18 months if a full-time student, or take up to seven years.

The Master of Management degree is conferred when the following requirements are met:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 39 semester hours of graduate credit with an overall grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale. See list of courses under Core Curriculum and Concentration Courses for specific course requirements
  2. At least 30 semester hours of graduate coursework taken at Aquinas College. 
  3. Completion of all requirements within a period of 7 years after registration for the first course at Aquinas College
  4. Payment of all financial obligations including parking tickets, library fines, and fees to the College.
  5. Proper application for the degree. It is the student’s responsibility to initiate the process upon completion of 27 semester hours or 2 semesters prior to anticipated completion of the program. Applications are available in the Graduate Programs office. Students who complete requirements in December, May or August respectively, are encouraged to participate in the May commencement ceremonies.

All students must complete the 27-credit CORE curriculum, as well as select either a dedicated 12-credit concentration or 12-credits in electives. 

CORE CURRICULUM (27 credits)

    Credits

MG500

The Global Economy

3

MG510

Research, Analytics & Decision Making

3

MG520

Organizational Behavior & Culture

3

MG530

Marketing Management

3

MG540

Organizational Theory & Design

3

MG570

Ethics & Social Responsibility of Management

3

MG580

Managing Financial Decisions

3

MG648

Leadership Development & Performance

3

MG695

Strategic Management & Innovation

3

 

(Germany short-term study abroad option available every 2 years)

 
     27

Students may select from one of the following 12-credit concentrations, or any four of the following elective courses 

MARKETING MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION (12-credits)
MG685 Integrated Marketing Communications  
MG687 Global Marketing  
MG689 Consumer Behavior  
MG690 Marketing Strategy  

ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP CONCENTRATION (12-credits)
MG638 Negotiating & Conflict Management* 
MG646 Group Dynamics  
MG649 Organizational Development & Change  
MG694 Managing 21st Century Organizations

SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS CONCENTRATION (12-credits)
MG671 Industrial Ecology  
MG672 Sustainable Business Management
MG673 Building Social Capital  
MG610 Sustainable Innovations Lab