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Master of Science in Management

Documents Required for Admission

Admission Requirements          

The Management program is administered entirely online and admits for spring, summer and fall terms through the APSU main campus. In addition, students may be admitted through Spring 1, Summer 3, and Fall 1 terms through the Ft. Campbell campus.  Readmit students must contact the program director/advisor before submitting application. Only  complete admission files will be referred to the department. All admission decisions are made by the Management  department. To be admitted, applicants should meet the following minimum admission requirements:

 *Acceptable admission index score calculated as: (Undergraduate GPA x 200) + Total GMAT Score ≥ 950 

*Students with an overall cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or greater or with a master’s degree from a regionally accredited  institution may submit an Entrance Exam Waiver, for approval by the department, to waive the GMAT requirement.

International Admission Requirements

To view graduate programs available to international students, refer to the Graduate Programs for International Students page on the College of Graduate Studies website. Dependent upon program and/or visa status, additional  graduate admission requirements must be met. Please refer to the Admission Requirements for International Students page on our website for detailed information and forms that may be required. All admission documents must be received and processed before selection committee review.

Admission Status

Regular Admission will be granted to applicants who have met all entrance requirements. To be granted conditional admission, unofficial transcripts and entrance exam scores may be submitted until the official documents are received by Graduate Admissions. If official documents are not received as prescribed in the current Graduate Bulletin all  classes will be dropped. Denied admission status will be granted to applicants who do not meet the regular or conditional criteria for admission to the program.

Graduate Coordinator

Program Director & Advisor
Carlene B. Smith, MSM


How to Apply for Graduate Admission

Visit the following webpage for Admission Application guidance: Application webpage


Number of Faculty Total Degree Hours
12 30


*Please contact Carlene Smith, Graduate Coordinator, for information on plans of study. 


 What do Master of Science in Management Graduates do after college?

The Master of Science in Management offers an opportunity to continue or pursue a career in fields such as: 

  • Corporate finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare management
  • Healthcare system improvement
  • Human resource management
  • International business
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Project management
  • Risk management
  • Strategies for sustainability
  • Technology management