Online Associate to MS Management
Policy and Organizational Change

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Online

18
Courses

24
Months

Overview of the Online Associate to M.S. in Management Program

If you’re thinking about what a degree can do for your career, you might be wondering which degree will put you on a fast track to success. 

The Associate to Master of Science in Management with a specialization in Policy and Organizational Change program will bypass the bachelor’s degree and help you turn your associate degree into a master’s. This program will help you leverage your organizational management skills as you learn how to lead and communicate within business environments. Even though you’ll be skipping the bachelor’s degree, you’ll still be exposed to the fundamental concepts taught in an undergraduate business program. 

  • 100% online program 
  • Skip the bachelor’s degree and graduate with your master’s degree 
  • Save time and money on your education while giving your career a boost 
  • Develop skills and knowledge you can carry into the workforce 

What You'll Learn

  • Knowledge and skills in organizational management so you can lead in the workforce
  • Your personal management capabilities and how to grow
  • How to develop relevant strategies and solutions for the business environment
  • Communication strategies and ethical theories that will help you make decisions and set goals

Career Options

  • Management Analyst
  • Public Relations Manager
  • General Operations Manager
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Sales Manager

TUITION

CREDIT HOURS
24 Undergraduate
30 Graduate
TUITION
$449/Credit Hour
$470/Credit Hour

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing iwuenroll@indwes.edu.

FINANCIAL AID

Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and employer reimbursement.

Courses

Below is the list of courses required to complete the program. Courses are generally taken sequentially, one at a time, until the program is complete. Full course descriptions may be viewed by clicking on the course titles below. For further information, feel free to contact us.

Undergraduate Courses

MGT-302,ADM-310,MKG-421,MGT-460,MGT-451,STA-320,ECO-330,FIN-310

Graduate Courses

MGMT-501,MGMT-512,COMM-515,MKTG-530,ECON-510,FINC-510,MGMT-528,MGMT-532,MGMT-520,MGMT-522

REQUIREMENTS

Click on each section to expand the different requirements for this program. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

  • An associate’s degree, verified on original transcripts sent directly to IWU by the institution, from a college or university that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • An undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher from the associate degree granting institution. If an applicant's GPA is below 3.0, the student may be admitted on a probationary basis, as established by the guidelines of the DeVoe School of Business.

  • All credits required in the Master of Science with a major in Management curriculum sequence with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a minimum grade of “C” in each course. A grade of "C-" or below will require the course to be repeated.
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 in all IWU graduate work.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a diploma.

Program Requirements

  • Before starting the graduate MSM courses, students must complete an undergraduate bridge program of 24 credit hours.
  • A grade of "B" or higher must be earned in the bridge courses.
  • Students may not transfer undergraduate credits earned from other institutions.
  • Students may elect to transfer out of A-MSM into other IWU undergraduate programs. Classes taken in the A-MSM can apply toward a program of study in another program as appropriate, if the minimum grade requirement for that program has been met.

START DATES

Below are the program locations, upcoming dates, and meeting times for the program. This list is updated regularly as new classes are added.

Accreditation

Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), www.hlcommission.org, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at www.indwes.edu/about/iwu-profile/accreditation.

ACBSP AccfeditedThe Management program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

*Effective 07-01-2021 through 06-30-2022