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MA in Management (AACSB Accredited)

In the Master of Arts in Management (MAM) program, you can design a personalized course of study that empowers you to advance your career and make a lasting impact in the world.

The MAM degree is ideal for students who are looking to add functional training to their liberal arts education, transition into a new career, and build management and technical skills. Choose from in-person, online, and hybrid course options and complete your degree in as little as one year. In addition to gaining foundational management knowledge, you can specialize in an optional concentration in supply chain management, leadership, marketing, information technology management, or entrepreneurship.

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Program Highlights
  • Enjoy the freedom to create a path that supports your professional goals. You may apply elective units to earn a concentration certificate or mix and match courses to explore a range of topics in management.
  • With an average class size of 15, you will benefit from meaningful opportunities to connect one-on-one with world-class, accessible faculty and collaborate with diverse classmates in a supportive community.
  • Earn your degree at a full-time or part-time pace with classes offered in the evenings and on weekends, available in-person, online, and in hybrid modalities.
  • You will work with our Career & Professional Development Office before you start your studies to develop a personalized plan and enjoy lifetime access to our career services!
  • No prior work experience is required to enroll in the MAM program.
  • 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

  • 32 units

    required units

  • MA in Management (AACSB Accredited)

    degree awarded

  • In Person, Online, Hybrid


  • Spring, Summer, Fall

    program start

  • 9-16 months | full time*

    estimated completion time

Areas of Concentration

  • Supply Chain Management (certificate)

    Explore concepts of supply chain management while learning to leverage technologies like big data, analytics, optimization, and geospatial systems.

  • Leadership (certificate)

    Introduces fundamental strategies for organizational effectiveness through the better management of people and systems.

  • Marketing (certificate)

    Develop a critical understanding of key marketing concepts and gain analytical and evaluative skills to inform strategic marketing decision making.

  • Information Technology Management

    For students seeking such IT careers as leading IT functions, managing IT consulting or development, or working in technology-related startups.

  • Entrepreneurship

    Study the art of entrepreneurship and innovation from launching a business to startups and corporate entrepreneurship.

  • Human Resources Management

    Develop the analytical skills to work on HR strategy, processes, and human capital needs.

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Adriana Leake

Assistant Director of Admissions


Michael Mirabella

Director of Recruitment for the Drucker School of Management



Core Courses (16 units)
Business Analytics (4 units)
Drucker Philosophy (2 units)
Organizational Behavior (4 units)
The Practice of Leadership (2 units)
4 additional units of MBA core courses

Elective Courses (16 units)
Option to complete a 12-unit concentration

Students must demonstrate fluency with financial accounting by the end of their first semester in the program.

Application Guidelines

Requirements Summary

Item Description
Application Fee $80
Official Transcripts Yes
Resume Yes
Standardized Test Scores GRE or GMAT, waivers available
Other Requirements Application questionnaire

Please see the application checklist for more details.

Spring 2024
Priority Deadline – November 1, 2023
Final Deadline (International) – November 15, 2023
Final Deadline (Domestic) – December 1, 2023
Classes begin – January 16, 2024

Summer 2024
Priority Deadline – February 1, 2024
Final Deadline (International) – March 1, 2024
Final Deadline (Domestic) – April 1, 2024
Classes begin – May 13, 2024

Fall 2024
Priority Deadline – February 1, 2024
Final Deadline (International) – July 5, 2024
Final Deadline (Domestic) – August 1, 2024
Classes begin – August 26, 2024

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Cost & Aid

Tuition and Fees

Program 32 units
Tuition per unit* $2,020

*Based on 2023-2024 tuition rates.


$245 Student Fee
$150 Technology Fee
International Student Services Fee*: $661 fall semester, $776 spring semester
**Applies to all international students (F-1 visa only) who are registered in coursework, doctoral study, or continuous registration. The fee is assessed each fall and spring semester for annual ISO accident and sickness plans and administrative fees. Subject to change.

For estimates of room & board, books, etc., please download CGU’s Cost of Attendance 2022-2023 .

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