2018-2019 Bulletin 
    Jul 17, 2019  
2018-2019 Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Management, MA

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Degrees & Certificates

The MA in Management (MAM) is a fast-track degree that equips students with essential management knowledge as well as specialized training in a functional area. The program is designed for the recent college graduate or early to mid-career professionals who are looking to expand their competencies in management and business practices. After completing the degree and gaining additional work experience, graduates/alumni have the option of returning within five (5) years to earn a Drucker MBA – with MAM work applied in part toward the MBA.

Admission requirements are detailed in the Admission  section of the Bulletin.

Degree Requirements

The MA in Management (MAM) is a flexible program that can be completed in 2-3 semesters on a full-time basis or 4-5 semesters on a part-time basis.

MA Management Unit Breakdown

Core Courses 12 Units
Elective/Concentration Courses 20 Units
Total Degree 32 Units

The Master of Arts in Management (MAM) degree program consists of 32 semester units. Most courses offered are 4 unit courses. A limited range of 2 unit courses are generally offered as special interest topics. The teaching year is concentrated in the fall and spring semesters with select electives offered over the summer.

Core Courses

  • Business Analytics I
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Financial Accounting


MAM students are strongly encouraged to earn one of the five approved concentrations to direct their studies and aligns with their professional goals. Concentrations consist of a 2 or 4 unit core course and 16 units of elective courses in the concentration area.

Approved concentrations:

  • Finance (Corporate Finance required)
  • IT in Management (Management of IST required)
  • Leadership & Organizational Behavior (Leadership Matters required)
  • Marketing (Marketing Management required)
  • Supply Chain (Operations Management required)


University Policies.  University policies detailed in the Academic Policies  section of the Bulletin apply.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Degrees & Certificates