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Make yourself at home in the world of business by equipping yourself with the fundamental language and tools of management.

No matter your area of non-business specialization, you can kickstart your career with general management expertise and increase your value within your current organization. Our M.S. in Management program is specifically designed to make students with non-management backgrounds feel at home in the world of business.

Clark University offers a close-knit management program within a small world-renowned liberal arts university. Here, we provide a comfortable environment in which to gain the broad business acumen that will boost your earning power. Data from a national survey of corporate recruiters indicates that nearly 60% of all employers are looking to hire professionals with master’s degrees in management. At Clark University, you can enhance your career prospects and professional value on a schedule that fits your life.

Why a Master’s in Management at Clark University

  • Earn your graduate degree in management from a globally ranked and accredited university—Clark University has been named a Princeton Review “Best Business School,” achieved repeated recognition from U.S. News & World Report, and is among the elite 5% of business schools to receive AACSB accreditation.
  • Study and apply global best practices in accounting, marketing, information technology, and human resources with our core faculty of scholar practitioners.
  • Gain the essential management toolkit and develop tech-savvy communication and presentation skills critical to effective leadership at any level of an organization.
  • Develop the cross-sector skill set you need to help organizations tap into emerging markets.
  • Work in a highly collaborative learning environment with talented peers and scholar-practitioner faculty who share with you their deep leadership experience.
  • Pursue your master’s degree on your terms with options for part-time, full-time, online, on campus, and accelerated study.

Cracking the Code of Consumer Behavior

Clark’s management courses offer the ideal complement to Isaac Smith’s psychology major as he works to understand what makes consumers buy particular brands.

The course I took on consumer behavior was the perfect combination for me – working in the business world and applying psychology.

The Essentials

Program Overview

Clark’s graduate program in management provides an overview of the major functional areas of business, including accounting, marketing, information technology, and human resources. Courses employ a distinctly global focus that reflects the international orientation of today’s business world. With a foundation in a breadth of topics, you will be prepared to step into a range of professional roles and make a substantive impact on any organization.

Students who are deemed eligible may take up to two program units before completing an application. Successful completion of an undergraduate or graduate course in economics is required prior to starting the program. You can begin in Spring, Summer (online only), or Fall.

  • An understanding of how to recognize, define, and analyze organizational issues
  • The ability to select and apply a course of action and analysis tools that are appropriate to a given situation
  • The ability to reach a conclusion based on careful analysis
  • The flexibility to adapt and integrate into professional teams across a wide variety of industries
  • Strong communication, presentation, and critical thinking skills
  • Foundations of Accounting
  • Human Resources Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Business in Society
  • International Management


10 course units

  • 6 core courses
  • 4 electives

Course Catalog

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