The Master of Arts in Management (MAM) is a fast-track degree that equips you with the essential management knowledge and specialized training needed to succeed in today’s competitive marketplace.

The MA in Management (MAM) is a flexible program that can be completed in two semesters (one academic year) on a full-time basis or four semesters (two academic years) on a part-time basis. The MAM degree is ideal for students who are looking to transition careers, add functional training on top of a liberal arts education, or acquire new knowledge and skills in management. Candidates range from recent college graduates to those with several years of work experience. The program provides a solid foundation in management, with concentrations in supply chain, leadership and organizational behavior, marketing, and information technology management.

After completing the MAM degree and gaining additional work experience, you’ll have the option of applying some of your work toward a world-class Drucker MBA, a significant savings of time and money.

Program Highlights
  • A hands-on learning environment with small, diverse classes and a 10:1 student–faculty ratio affords you personalized career direction from faculty and professional connections.
  • We offer flexible course scheduling geared toward working professionals, with options to complete the program full- or part-time.
  • You can complete a project as part of a concentration in marketing, leadership & organizational behavior, IT management, or supply chain and logistics.
  • The Drucker Career Strategy Office can help you develop a personal professional plan even before you arrive on campus.
  • Our MA in Management program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the highest standard for business education.

Program at a Glance

UNITS
32 units

COMPLETION TIME
1–2 years

COURSES BEGIN
Fall | Spring

DEGREE AWARDED
MA in Management

Featured Courses

MGT 368
Women in Business

Provides information and insights to students interested in the intersection of gender and management, with attention to the historical and current dynamics of gender in organizations.

MGT 388
Business Analytics II

Offers practice in predictive modeling approaches to big data analytics using realistic data sets with business applications.

MGT 380
Drucker Philosophy

Focuses on the key principles of Peter F. Drucker, from leading self, organizations, and businesses to the broader functioning of society itself.

MGT 375
Global Supply Chain Management

Offers key supply chain foundations crucial to any company’s success and profitability.

MGT 357
Managing Client Relations and Customer Experience Management

Familiarizes students with the art and science of developing, nurturing, and sustaining client relationships.

MGT 324
Marketing Research

Introduces students to appropriate choice and design of marketing research, methodologies, and interpretation, and use and dissemination of marketing information.

Areas of Concentration

 

Curriculum

Core Courses (12 units)
Business Analytics (4 units)
Organizational Behavior I (2 units)
Financial Accounting (4 units)
Drucker Philosophy (2 units) or Marketing Management (2 units)

Elective Courses (20 units)
Option to complete a 16 unit concentration

 

MA in Management to Drucker MBA

Graduates from the MAM are encouraged to gain additional work experience and return to complete a Drucker MBA within five years of degree completion. The Drucker MBA enhances the MAM degree by expanding core competencies of your management education to help you advance to management level. You also have the option of pursuing a second concentration for additional units that best aligns with your professional goals at the time of your enrollment. With the MAM degree, you can complete the MBA in as little as one year.

MAM graduates should contact the Drucker Admissions Office for more information about applying to the MBA after earning their MAM degree.

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Nicholas Lopez

Assistant Director of Admissions
T: 909-607-7151 (Direct)
T: 909-607-7811 (Central Admissions)
E: nick.lopez@cgu.edu