Master of Management
Build a foundation in business management.
Focus on human talent as you develop in-depth expertise in managing people, processes and resources. You’ll build essential skills in change management and organizational design preparing you to excel in the global environment. A Master of Management degree from Davenport University prepares you for success in management by gaining mastery in functions recognized as business success drivers.
Program does not require prior business degree or experience – the emphasis is on the study of the major functions of management as a universally applicable skill.
A qualitative focus on leadership, change management and organizational design and development
- Emphasis on critical thinking and decision-making capabilities
- 33 credit hours, 21-month completion with flexible course scheduling and is also available online
- Offered at Peter C. Cook Center in downtown Grand Rapids, Lansing, Livonia and online
The Master of Management degree can be completed in-seat or online. Download a PDF of the Master of Management degree program.
You can complete this DU master’s degree sooner than other graduate degrees since 33 credit hours allow for content to be delivered in a concise and focused manner within less than two years.
Getting started on your master’ degree is easy because you can attend
- Evenings at three campuses
- Seven-week classes
- Six times a year
- Or online
Personalized Financial Aid
You may qualify for financial aid up to $2,000 annually in graduate scholarships. Learn about your opportunities from your own financial aid counselor who will help you find your maximum financial aid assistance. You may also be eligible for partnership scholarships. Contact Financial Aid for more information.
Choose Your Campus
Work on your master’s degree at our convenient locations:
- Peter C. Cook Center at 45 Ottawa NW
- New Lansing campus at 200 S. Grand
- Livonia campus at 19499 Victor Parkway
- Free parking at all campuses
- Or online
MASTER OF MANAGEMENT • 33 CREDITS • MASTER MGMT
Students seeking the Master of Management degree (MM) will develop key employee knowledge, skills, and capabilities desired by all types of organizations operating within the dynamic global environment. The focus areas of this 33 credit program include: leadership, stakeholder engagement, a culture of change, collaboration, process management and contemporary structure and design. Theory, application, and reflection are integrated throughout this program to enhance creativity, critical thinking, and decision-making capabilities.
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.
Foundation of Business Requirements
MGMT535 Managerial Communications will be required if the student does not demonstrate adequate writing skills as evidenced by successful completion of the Statement of Purpose.
|CISP600||Information Systems Planning||3 cr.|
|FINC610||Budget and Finance Management||3 cr.|
|HRMG700||Managing Human Resources||3 cr.|
|MGMT610||Management Vision and Decision: Creative & Critical Thinking from a Strategic Perspective||3 cr.|
|MGMT732||Project Leadership in an Operations Environment||3 cr.|
|MGMT747||Sustainable Business Strategies||3 cr.|
|MGMT760||Organizational Design and Development||3 cr.|
|MGMT775||Leading Transformational Change||3 cr.|
|MGMT784||Data-Driven Design and Analysis||3 cr.|
|MKTG638||Marketing and Communicating in a Multi-Cultural Environment||3 cr.|
|MGMT795||Strategies for Contemporary Organizations||3 cr.|