Online Master's from an Accredited Leader in Adult Education


If you want to compete for leadership jobs you need the right credentials. So why not earn a master's in management degree from a respected leader?

Get an online Master of Science in Management from Excelsior College, one of America's top distance learning colleges for more than 40 years.

Excelsior's convenient, fully online business degree is specifically designed to enable students to earn a master's degree related to the management field. You can fit Excelsior's online management courses comfortably into your schedule and budget, earning a master's in management degree that will help you:

  • Advance your management career.
  • Improve your job performance.
  • Raise your earning potential.
  • Help you compete for promotions.
  • Prepare you for supervisory, management, or leadership roles.

This degree is particularly suited for students with a Bachelor of Science in Business, Bachelor of  Professional Studies in Business and Management, or other related degrees. Our master's in management degree is highly applicable to military service members with a variety of backgrounds seeking to pursue a career with administrative, organizational, or managerial positions. 

Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. (Learn more about the MSCHE accreditation programs and specialized accreditations on our accreditation page.)

Earn Your Master's in Management Degree in Less Time, for Less Money

Excelsior designed its online master's in management program for adult students who have busy lives and a lot of real-world experience. You'll enjoy:

  • The option to transfer up to fifteen credits for accredited graduate level college work so you can finish sooner.
  • A cutting-edge academic program designed by world-renowned business educators.
  • Flexible 8-week online courses allow you to work while you earn your degree.
  • A focus on management rather than business administration enabling you to be more versatile which is critical given existing economic and employment trends.
  • A professional curriculum without quantitative oriented business courses such as economics, finance, and quantitative analysis.
  • Personalized academic support from advisors who know you by name.
  • Outstanding faculty from some of the country's top business schools.
  • Affordable tuition and fees competitive with public institutions along with flexible-payment options, financial aid, and other forms of support.

Upon completion of an Excelsior College Master of Science in Management, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Effectively manage to improve products, services, and productivity in organizations.
  2. Apply strategic management principles to the development and implementation of products and services in organizations.
  3. Perform ethically and professionally in business and society.
  4. Communicate effectively to relevant audiences orally and in written materials.
  5. Collaborate in teams to produce required deliverables.
  6. Apply project management skills to business situations.
  7. Assess the ethical implications of actions for diverse stakeholders.

The Masters of Science in Management program requires 30 graduate level credits, with 10 required courses. Students in this program will be allowed to transfer in a maximum of 15 approved graduate level credits, thus requiring 15 credits of the requirements to be taken directly at Excelsior College.

Required courses:

  • Business Communications (BUS 501, 3-credit)
  • Business Ethics for Managers (BUS 523, 3-credit)
  • Conflict Management (BUS 560, 3-credit)
  • Global Business Environment (BUS 502, 3-credit)
  • Leadership (BUS 552, 3-credit)
  • Organizational Behavior (BUS 553, 3-credit)
  • Human Resource Management (BUS 504, 3-credit)
  • Change Management (BUS 554, 3-credit)
  • Project Management Principles and Application (BUS 530, 3-credit)
  • Master of Science in Management Strategy Capstone (3-credit)

Any waivers will be counted as part of the 15 credits allowed in transfer.

See the credit requirements in chart form.

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