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Master of Management (30 credits)

In Davenport University's master of management program, you'll gain the skills to become an effective manager by focusing on leadership, stakeholder engagement, a culture of change, collaboration, process management and contemporary structure and design. You'll be ready to take business management theory and use it in the real world, applying business management master's degree concepts in actual business settings. 

Delivered on Davenport's W.A. Lettinga Campus in Grand Rapids or online through our Global Campus, you'll learn from faculty members who are experts in their fields. In fact, many faculty members in our master of management program are entrepreneurs while others work for global companies like Amway and Herman Miller.

Another key advantage of Davenport's master's degree in management is that no prerequisites are required. This allows you to quickly transition into our master of management program while saving both time and money. 

What is a master in management degree?

Business management master's degrees focus on leading innovation, performance improvement, ethical decision making, motivation and collaboration and career goals. With a master in management degree, you'll evaluate processes to improve your organization's effectiveness and reputation. A master of management degree at Davenport will prepare you for management positions with the most up-to-date business theories and strategies, such as entrepreneurship, social media and innovation.

Explore courses for Davenport’s master's in management

In our master's degree in business management program, you'll take courses such as sustainable business strategies, where you'll gain an understanding of environmental, social and economic capital. Through courses like marketing and communication in a multicultural environment, you'll learn how to implement social media strategies and more.

    Which class should I take? When should I take it?

    See our Recommended Program Sequences:

    Complete your master of management degree in less than 2 years
    Take just 30 credit hours and earn your degree sooner
    Earn a high-paying management salary — $140,503 national average salary
    Benefit from an employment rate expected to grow 7% by 2028

    Why get a master of management degree at Davenport?

    Our master in management degree faculty have real-life experience at global enterprises and bring that experience to you. You’ll also learn from business leaders who share their expertise through guest lectures. With online and on-campus options, Davenport's master of management degree is convenient and affordable. 

    Experience the Davenport difference:

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    Learn from experts

    Davenport's master's in business management degree assures you learn from professors who are experts in management.   


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    No experience required

    Our master of management doesn’t require you have a prior business degree, education, or experience in the business world. 


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    Prepare for success 

    Our graduates like Jon Krueger ’17, enterprise agile coach at Gordon Food Service, work locally, nationally, and internationally. 


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    Learn in small classes

    Enjoy hands-on learning in small classes, both on campus and online, with our business and management master's degree.


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    Complete real-life projects

    Integrate projects into your master in management degree and study abroad to see how business is done all over the world. 


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    Personalized financial aid  

    Qualify for up to $2,000 annually in scholarships. And, if you work for a corporate partner, you may qualify for an additional discount.


    Get started on your master of management degree

    Explore the admissions requirements and then take the next step toward earning your master of management degree at Davenport. 

    Talk to an admissions advisor

    Davenport’s admissions team is here to answer your questions. Please call us at 800.686.1600 or email us at

    Apply now or request more information

    Start on your future in management. Request more information about the master in management degree or begin your application now.

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