Master of Science in Management Online

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Program Description

IWU's Master of Science in Management degree prepares you for the next challenge in your career by developing the leadership, communication, and organizational skills you need to distinguish yourself. A Master's of Science with a major in Management is a degree that is proof that you have the talent and the initiative to make dramatic changes in your life. Most importantly, a degree from IWU is also proof that you are committed to living a values-based life, which is one of the many unique Benefits of the Program.

Choosing IWU's Master of Science in Management program shows you believe success in the business world depends on serving others first while emphasizing ethics, leadership, and 21st century management skills. Based on the Servant-Leadership philosophy, our MSM degree teaches that an important part of leadership is the quality of being useful and resourceful, and that only the ethical use of power and management encourages collaboration, trust, foresight, and listening. The Master of Science in Management program gives you the education needed to excel in today's fast-paced, highly-competitive, global business environment, and it provides the credentials you need to follow an accelerated career path as a manager or executive.

At IWU, you join a student body that dares to think a career should be more than just clocking time; it should be one of spiritual meaning. At IWU, our Master of Science in Management degree students believe they should be "Agents of Change" and dare to live with purpose and belief that they can improve the world around them.

A Focus On Leadership and Service


IWU's Master of Science in Management program is a 36 credit hour graduate program designed to teach the behavioral and organizational aspects of management decisions and strategies. The focus is less on number crunching and more on people skills. Perfect for the executive looking to tap new career opportunities or for professionals stepping outside their current field and looking into more of a business setting, the Master of Science in Management degree teaches you how to change life at your company for both you and your coworkers.

Program Overview

Are you achieving your full potential as a manager? Are you respected as a leader in your profession? Reinvigorate your career and reconnect with your personal goals for living a values-based life when you earn your MSM degree online. IWU's Masters of Science with a major in Management is a 36-hour degree program that is designed for business professionals seeking an advanced degree with an emphasis on management, communication, and organizational theory, rather than the more quantitative focus of an MBA.

Perfect for the manager with an active career, the IWU MSM degree online program teaches 21st century business skills, including advanced marketing, economics, and organizational strategy. But the program takes the additional step of incorporating a spiritual worldview into the curriculum. With IWU's MSM degree online you learn how to support and motivate others through a practice of the Servant-Leadership, a leadership philosophy based in the Christian tradition that redefines a leader as one who serves the needs of others to benefit the organization as a whole and not as the promotion of the individual.

Becoming Agents of Change


People who choose the IWU MSM degree online program understand that a full and rewarding life requires a focus on values-based living. You find this perspective in every one of IWU's courses. You learn from business leaders who distinguish themselves not just in their careers, but in living lives where they are "Agents of Change." The MSM degree online faculty challenges you to change your world for the better, to live a life of self-reflection, and to understand that integrity is the path to excellence.

Learn from Your Peers


When you enroll in IWU's MSM degree online program you join a cohort group of adult learners facing the same challenge to combine education with their family and career obligations. Working closely with your peers, you become part of a learning community with a built-in support system. You learn from their experiences and create relationships that last long after graduation.

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The College of Adult and Professional Studies (CAPS) serves the adult population with a variety of programs designed to meet the educational needs of specific adult audiences. Indiana Wesleyan Univers ... Read More

The College of Adult and Professional Studies (CAPS) serves the adult population with a variety of programs designed to meet the educational needs of specific adult audiences. Indiana Wesleyan University understands the special requirements of adults who are interested in receiving an associate, bachelor, or master degree, but who must also continue meeting their professional and personal commitments. The programs in the college are designed for those working adults by combining theory with practical experience. More than ever, working adults are choosing IWU's College of Adult and Professional Studies. IWU has now become the fastest-growing university in Indiana and one of the fastest in the U.S. IWU has grown by more than 200 percent since 1990 to educate more than 11,400 students this year, 9,000 of whom are taking courses online or at our educational centers in Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky. The growing popularity of our program reflects its design to meet the specific educational needs of adult audiences. Indiana Wesleyan University understands the special requirements of adults who are interested in receiving an associate, bachelor or master degree while continuing to keep their professional and personal commitments. The programs in the college are designed for those working adults by combining theory with practical experience and offering that material in a convenient format. The delivery format and curriculum structure are specifically designed for working adults. Undergraduate and graduate degree programs are conveniently offered through the evening, Saturday, and online (via the Internet) classes. Site-based classes are held at 11 education and conference centers: Indianapolis (2), Fort Wayne, Shelbyville, Kokomo, and Columbus, Ind.; Louisville and Lexington, Ky.; and Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Dayton, Ohio. Classes are also held at more than 80 off-campus locations in Indiana. In addition to its instructional programs, CAPS provides off-campus support services for all of its classes. Students may access special university library services by telephone, fax, e-mail or mail, and will receive assistance with research or bibliographic questions. It is the goal of CAPS not merely to provide classes, but to provide an "extended university" designed to meet the needs of both students and their employers bringing quality education without requiring students to relocate. Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission* and a member of the North Central Association. IWU is also accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). CAPS now has more than 23,000 graduates representative of learning partnerships with more than 500 employers, school districts, corporations, health-care agencies, and organizations. Read less
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