Master of Science in Management (MSM)

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What is the Master of Science in Management?:

The Master of Science in Management (MSM) program is a generalist graduate business program designed specifically for individuals with non-business academic backgrounds/degrees. You do not need any professional work experience to be admitted to this 30-credit program.  Grounded in the fields of management, economics, applied psychology, and quantitative methods, the unique 10-course curriculum encompasses the primary business disciplines to help you round out your undergraduate training and experience.  You will learn how economics, technology, social science and quantitative methods can be used to solve today’s complex and managerial challenges.

Why a Master of Science in Management from Stevens? :

In today’s competitive global workplace, having the right technical skills is extremely important, but it is often not enough. Businesses need people who can enter the workplace with the ability to transform technical expertise into business solutions. Through the MSM coursework and other learning experiences, you’ll be guided in developing a core set of critical thinking, collaboration, communication and innovation skills that are keys to success at the intersection business and technology. Our MSM courses will help you master business fundamentals and enrich your capacity to communicate effectively across business and technical domains.

We are renowned for excellence in project management, leadership and innovation management. Not only are these skills important to technical professionals, they will also give you a competitive edge regardless of your previous field of study or current type of work. Our faculty include thought leaders who are experienced professionals, many of whom were managers at Fortune 500 organizations. Be a part of a major technical university that on the one hand has a rich tradition of excellence in applied science and engineering, and on the other is also home to original thought leaders in management science.

Master of Science in Management Student Profile:

The MSM program is well-suited to new, high-caliber graduates with little or no previous professional experience. Those individuals who seek additional business skills to complement their undergraduate training before entering the job market will emerge with strong management skills. 


What You’ll Study in the Master of Science in Management Program

You’ll combine an eight-course core curriculum comprising business fundamentals with two additional electives (30-credits total)

MSM Core:

  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Marketing Management
  • Economics for Managers
  • Operations Management 
  • Technology & Innovation Management
  • Organizational Behavior & Design 
  • Strategic Management

MSM Elective Options

Choose two additional electives from an array of courses in such areas as project management, information systems, telecommunications management, business intelligence and analytics, marketing, finance, innovation and leadership. You may also consider options from offerings throughout the Institute from ethics to systems engineering.

MSM Study Options

This program is designed so that you can complete it within one year through daytime and evening classes on campus. You’ll also be able to take some of your courses through our award winning web-campus.

Note: You may also have the option of continuing beyond the MSM to a Master of Business Administration (MBA) Full details of this program can be found in the Flex MBA program description .

(MSM)  Study Plan as of January, 2014

The MSM program was revised as of January 2014. if you are still enrolled in the previous version of the MSM degree view Study Plans for MSM degree .