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AcademicsGraduate ProgramsManagement (MSM)
Students in the MSM program complete 36 semester hours, which includes 5 core courses, 4 courses within a management specialization, and 3 electives. The core curriculum is comprised of a suite of foundation-level business courses that provide basic business knowledge and mastery in management. Students specialize in General Management, Nonprofit Management or Communications Management. Classes are held in the evening from 6-9 PM, three semesters per year, at the Simmons campus in Boston.
Core Management Courses (5 required) plus MSMG 403: Foundations (0-credit orientation course).
Courses by Specialization (4 required):
Students further tailor their degree by taking 3 approved elective courses.
*Curriculum is subject to change.
The Simmons MSM program provides students with the opportunity to gain expertise in a specialized area of management:
General Management (Full-time or Part-time Schedule Options)
In the General Management specialization, students will develop and enhance essential managerial skills. Students will gain insight into the diverse aspects of effective management, such as enacting organizational change, developing strategic communications, managing complex projects and processes, and the necessity of culturally-aware leadership.
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In the Communications Management specialization, students will learn to communicate using innovative and ever-changing technologies, as well as how to strategically craft messages within organizations and across cultures. Students will develop their abilities to work within a team and with individuals in project and research management settings.
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Nonprofit Management (Part-time)
The Nonprofit Management specialization is designed for those in the nonprofit sector and those looking to enter it. This program prepares students to effectively lead and manage nonprofit organizations. Through topics such as fundraising, financial accountability, and organizational planning and growth, students will gain the skills necessary to manage in ethical and strategic ways.