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Clark’s M.S. in Management (MSM) program provides students with core knowledge of the principles and theories of business and management, offering them a distinct edge on the job market and in the workplace.

For students from non-management backgrounds, the MSM offers a solid preparation for a career in the business world. Augment your undergraduate studies or existing work experience with the leadership and decision-making skills to effect community and organizational change. Full- and part-time students can accelerate their careers by studying real-world problems that organizations face and learning best practices for developing effective solutions.

Why Study at Clark?

  • Learn from experienced scholar-practitioners in an AACSB accredited business school.
  • Take advantage of flexible options to earn your degree, including summer and accelerated classes and evening, onsite, and online learning.
  • Join a collaborative learning environment with dedicated faculty members teaching every course.
  • According to the Graduate Management Admissions Council’s 2017 corporate recruiters survey, nearly 60% of employers plan to hire MSM graduates.

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 M.S. in Management program 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. You can begin in January or August.

  • 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

  • 9 core courses
  • 1 elective

Course Catalog

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