Build a management foundation for the real world
Master of Management (33 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, along with some online course offerings, 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.
|CISP600||Information Systems Planning||3|
|FINC610||Budget & Finance Management||3|
|HRMG700||Managing Human Resources||3|
|MGMT610||Creative and Critical Thinking||3|
|MGMT732||Project Leadrshp Operation Env||3|
|MGMT747||Sustainable Business Strategie||3|
|MGMT775||Leading Transformationl Change||3|
|MKTG638||Mktg/Comm MultiCultural Env||3|
|MGMT795||Stratgies Contemp Organizatns||3|
Which class should I take? When should I take it?
See our Recommended Program Sequences:
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:
Learn from experts
Davenport's master's in business management degree assures you learn from professors who are experts in management.
No experience required
Our master of management doesn’t require you have a prior business degree, education, or experience in the business world.
Prepare for success
Our graduates like Jon Krueger ’17, enterprise agile coach at Gordon Food Service, work locally, nationally, and internationally.
Learn in small classes
Enjoy hands-on learning in small classes, both on campus and online, with our business and management master's degree.
Complete real-life projects
Integrate projects into your master in mangement degree and study abroad to see how business is done all over the world.
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.
Program Learning Outcomes
The Master of Management offers students from business and non-business backgrounds an opportunity to develop managerial competencies appropriate of all types of organizations. Graduates of the Master of Management program will demonstrate the ability to:
Lead innovation through strategic planning, change management, and performance improvement initiatives to increase organizational reputation.
Evaluate systems and processes to improve organization effectiveness.
Appraise and justify ethical decision making in light of global business values, diversity and inclusion, and sustainable business practices.
Assess and apply leadership constructs for motivating others and developing a collaborative culture.
Identify ongoing leadership learning opportunities to develop career and personal effectiveness goals.