Master of Science in Management
The College of Business at Austin Peay offers an online Master of Science in Management.
The program is designed for students with a bachelor’s degree in any field and offers fast-track terms that last just 8-weeks. Convenient online courses enable students to balance graduate studies with work and personal commitments, with an option to graduate in 12 or 24 months.
Through the Management program, students gain the business knowledge they need to succeed with exceptional business and leadership preparation for students with little or no business experience. Students attending full-time can complete the program in one year.
The M.S.M. 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, and technology management.
The Management program is offered completely online through the Ft. Campbell campus and admits for Ft. Campbell Spring 1, Summer 3 and Fall 1 terms.
Required Application Materials
- Application for admission
- $45 application fee
- Official transcripts from all colleges
- Official acceptable GMAT scores*
- Military documents, if applicable
- Admission decision by department
The Management program is administered entirely online and admits in the 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:
- Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.5
- Bachelor’s degree, conferred in any field, from a regionally accredited institution
- Receipt of admission from the Management department selection committee
*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.
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.
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
- Healthcare management
- Healthcare system improvement
- Human resource management
- International business
- Project management
- Risk management
- Strategies for sustainability
- Technology management