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Become the Leader You Were Meant To Be With an Online Master’s in Management

Do you want to get more out of your teams and ignite successful change within your organization? Become an innovative, confident, and dynamic leader in any setting with an MS in Management degree from Walden.

Our master’s in management online program focuses on helping you build the practical skills you need to manage projects and teams while supporting organizational goals. Gain strategies to help you excel in virtual leadership and collaboration. Explore new technologies and data-driven decision making while building on your foundational business knowledge and soft skills.

An online master’s in management program provides the skills professionals need to effectively lead people and projects across different sectors and environments.

Become a Confident Leader

Gain practical, applicable skills, including how to manage diverse teams and collaborate with interdisciplinary groups.

Learn From Management Experts

Walden’s faculty are knowledgeable subject matter experts with an average of 36 years of experience in the management field.

Follow Your Passion

Choose from a broad range of program specializations and tailor your studies to the areas that interest you most.

Master the Virtual Environment

Complete program coursework that incorporates challenges and strategies related to managing and collaborating with remote teams.

Program Savings

Receive a 20% tuition reduction for the life of the program if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on May 10, 2021. Contact one of our Enrollment Specialists to learn more.

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General Program and Specializations

General Program

Become an effective manager capable of motivating teams, solving problems, meeting goals, and facing today’s business challenges.

Healthcare Management

Expand your knowledge of the components of healthcare delivery systems and the continuum of health services.

Human Resource Management

Discover the strategic role of human resources in business strategy and how it can help organizations gain competitive advantage.

Leadership

Build on your working experience and realize your potential for becoming a trusted leader who can inspire and motivate others.

Marketing

Explore marketing fundamentals and expand your knowledge of integrated marketing, customer loyalty and behavior, and more.

Project Management

Learn to manage a range of projects, including how to effectively meet deadlines and properly manage organization resources.

Strategy

Learn how businesses and organizations foster innovation and improve performance through strategic planning and thinking.

Admission Requirements

Program Admission Considerations: A bachelor's degree or higher.

General Admissions Requirements: Completed online application and transcripts. Please note that the materials you are required to submit may vary depending on the academic program to which you apply. More information for international applicants.

Put Management Theory Into Real-World Practice

Grounded in experiential learning, Walden’s online MS in Management program empowers you to apply cutting-edge business theory to scenario-based learning tasks. You’ll learn how to tackle modern business situations, including how to implement negotiation and conflict resolution solutions. Hone your communication and problem-solving skills while you deepen your knowledge in essential business, management, and strategy concepts.

Meet Your Academic Team

  • Bob Castaneda

    Bob Castaneda

    Program Director

    Dr. Castaneda has worked in a number of countries in senior finance positions. He is currently a board member and treasurer for the Illinois Literacy Foundation and is also a member of Financial Executives International, AICPA, and the Illinois CPA Society.

  • Barbara Bailey

    Core Faculty

    Dr. Bailey has more than 25 years of experience as a trainer, consultant, and college-level educator in the private and public sectors, nonprofit sector, and higher education. She has served in online education since 1999.

Learning Outcomes – MS in Management

As a graduate of Walden’s MS in Management program, you will be prepared to:

  • Assess strategies managers use to achieve organizational goals.
  • Effectively utilize communication strategies appropriate to the intended audience.
  • Evaluate strategies managers use to create positive work environments.
  • Appropriately synthesize a variety of relevant information to make sound managerial decisions.
  • Utilize effective self-reflection skills in order to create professional and personal development plans.
  • Appraise methods managers use to facilitate effective collaboration in support of organizational goals.
  • Assess how managerial skills and knowledge enable individuals to act as agents of positive social change.

Career Outlook

Employers in every industry need managers with exceptional problem-solving skills, a strong work ethic, and leadership prowess. According to a 2020 Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) Corporate Recruiters Survey, 59% of companies with 10,000 or more employees were projected to hire MS in Management graduates in 2021, with demand strongest in finance, consulting, and technology.1

By earning an MS in Management degree, you’ll stand out from the crowd with a versatile career credential and an advanced understanding of today’s managerial challenges. Earning a master’s in management online can pave your path to leadership roles in corporations, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations.

According to a 2020 GMAC survey,

59%

of companies with 10,000 or more employees were projected to hire MS in Management graduates in 2021.1

An MS in Management program can prepare you to pursue career options such as:2

  • Business development/sales manager
  • Business/management analyst
  • Project manager
  • Operations manager/supervisor

An MS in Management program can prepare you to work in settings such as:

  • Hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities
  • Banking operations centers
  • Warehouse operations

Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

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