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, develop as managers in a specific area, 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, finance, marketing, leadership and organizational behavior, and information technology.

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.
  • Students receive specialized, flexible training in digital marketing, organizational behavior, finance, IT management, and supply chain and logistics.
  • Students have opportunities to gain real-world experience through team-based consulting projects.
  • Personalized career direction and coaching are available from staff, faculty and professional connections.

Program at a Glance

UNITS
32 units

COMPLETION TIME
1–2 years

COURSES BEGIN
Fall | Spring

DEGREE AWARDED
MA in Management

Featured Courses

MGT 320
Digital Marketing

Examines through the lens of today’s marketing revolution how to develop and implement a digital marketing strategy, including how to gain consumer insights, reach consumers, and measure the impact of a marketing strategy in real time.

MGT 317
Creating Smart Products

Explores how to plan, control, and execute the process of delivering smart product success stories in the new Internet of Things world.

MGT 539
Toxic Leadership

Explores dynamics of the relationship between toxic leaders and their followers as well as strategies for identifying, coping with, and escaping from toxic leaders.

MGT 410
Entrepreneurial Finance

Focuses on the application and adaptation of existing financial tools and methodologies to the entrepreneurial venture.

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 307
Game Theory & Decision Making

Combines real-world examples of game theory and strategic decision making with in-class participatory renditions of games, decisions, and interpersonal strategies.

Areas of Concentration

 

Curriculum

Core Courses (12 units)
Business Analytics (4 units)
Organizational Behavior (4 units)
Financial Accounting (4 units)

Concentration Courses (20 units)

 

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 adding the core competencies of strategy and leadership to your management education. Students also have the option of pursuing a concentration that best aligns with your professional goals at the time of your enrollment. With the MAM degree, you can complete the MBA in one year on a full-time basis or two years on a part-time basis.

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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Julianna Gomez-Anton

Assistant Director of Admissions
T: 909-607-4999 (Direct)
T: 909-607-7811 (Central Admissions)
E: julianna.gomez-anton@cgu.edu