MS Management - International students

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Indiana Wesleyan University participates in the Department of Homeland Security (DSH) Student and Exchange Visitor Program.  Currently, the National and Global Office for International Students supports students seeking the Master of Science in Management program with instruction occurring at our Marion, Indiana campus. The MSM program is available in a traditional format and in a hybrid modality for students wishing to maintain student visa status. In the hybrid modality students will be required to attend a residency weekend for each course.

A Degree that will Work for You

Students in the Master of Science in Management (MSM) program synthesize organizational management knowledge and skills, analyze the internal and external environments and formulate relevant strategies and solutions needed to ethically lead, plan, organize and control organizations. Students develop their own personal management capabilities throughout the program and develop a plan for personal continual improvement.


Residency Overview

Classes will begin Friday morning and continue all day Saturday. Students are required to attend the entire residency and should plan travel arranged in order to be checked in by 9:00 am Eastern Standard Time on Friday morning and be in attendance until 6pm Eastern Standard Time on Saturday.


  • Check-in: 8:00-8:55 am
  • Classes: 9:00am-6:00pm


  • Check-in: 8:00-8:55 am
  • Classes: 9:00am – 6:00pm


Program Learning Outcomes

  • Develop your knowledge and people skills so you can lead effectively in organizational management
  • Apply theories and concepts to business decisions and solutions
  • Implement communication strategies to achieve organizational goals and become a better negotiator
  • Understand your management capabilities and design a plan for future growth to ensure you’re ready for the next level
  • Stand out to employers by developing sound business skills and instincts
  • Relevant and Convenient
  • Complete your degree in approximately 18-20 months
  • Cohort groups provide mutual support
  • One-time registration, no more waiting in line
  • Classes meet one night per week or online
  • Instructors combine academic credentials with professional expertise




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

Not all programs are offered at all locations and some may only be available online.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Credit Hours Online Tuition
36 Total $470 / credit hour

*Effective July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2021.

The total cost of the program, including tuition, books, and fees, will be determined prior to your enrollment. The cost will be divided into several payments spread over the course of the program. Course textbooks will be shipped to you before each course begins. The cost of books increases for shipments outside of the 48 contiguous United States.

The total credit hours and per-credit-hour costs listed above are effective for the core program. For prerequisite or other required courses if applicable, students will need to pay for appropriate tuition, books, and any additional fees. Costs may change if you withdraw from the program and restart in a future program at a later date.



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.


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  • MGMT-501  Foundations of Graduate Business 3 Hours
  • MGMT-512  Ethical and Legal Aspects of Management 3 Hours
  • COMM-515  Decision-Making and Essential Business Communication 3 Hours
  • MKTG-530  Marketing Management 3 Hours
  • ECON-510  Economic Analysis for Managers 3 Hours
  • FINC-525  Accounting and Finance for Managers 3 Hours


  • MGMT-528  Global Management 3 Hours
  • MGMT-532  Leadership and Organizational Change 3 Hours
  • MGMT-520  Organizational Management 3 Hours
  • MGMT-522  Business Strategy and Policy 3 Hours





Below are the lists of requirements for the MS in Management program. Click on each link to expand the requirements. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at

Admission Requirements

  1. A baccalaureate or master's degree from a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting body or by the Association for Biblical Higher Education, verified on official transcripts sent by the institution directly to Indiana Wesleyan University.
  2. An undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher from the baccalaureate degree-granting institution at which a minimum of 30 credit hours was completed. If an applicant's GPA is below 2.5, the student may be admitted on a probationary basis, as established by the guidelines of the college.

Graduation Requirements

  1. All credits required in the 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.
  2. Overall GPA of at least 3.0 in all IWU graduate work.
  3. Payment of all tuition and fees.

Application Procedures

To be considered for admission to the Master of Science with a major in Management degree program, complete each of the following steps. For more information, call 866-498-4968 to speak with a Program Representative.

  1. Application

    Apply online at

  2. Transcripts

    Official transcripts are required from the baccalaureate degree-granting institution and any graduate work if IWU is accepting transfer credits. Indiana Wesleyan University will accept for its permanent file only those transcripts sent directly to IWU by the registrar of the attended institution(s). Official transcripts must exhibit the official seal and signature of the registrar. Transcripts that are stamped “student copy,” “issued to student,” or “unofficial” cannot be accepted as official.

    College Transcripts from Non-U.S. Schools
    For college transcripts from non-U.S. schools, secure a “Course-by-Course Report” from Educational Credential Evaluators (see Be sure to request that the report be sent directly to Indiana Wesleyan University. The evaluation must list course-by-course credit hours and grades.

  3. TOEFL Scores

    Submit a copy of your Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores if English is not your primary language. For more information about this test, see

    - consult with your admissions contact to determine if you qualify for an approved waiver for this requirement (see admissions requirements above for list of approved waiver conditions)
International/Non-English Speaking Students - Students who do not speak English as their first and primary language must submit satisfactory scores from one of the following prior to admission to the university*:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). For undergraduate students, a score of at least 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), or 79 (Internet-based) is required for regular academic admission. For graduate students, a score of at least 600 (paper-based), 250 (computer-based), or 100 (Internet-based) is required for regular academic admission.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS). For undergraduate students a score of at least 6.0 is required; for graduate students a score of at least 6.5 is required; for doctoral students a score of at least 7.0 is required for regular academic admission.


*Waiver Qualifications

  • Attended the last four full years at a U.S. high school.
  • Attended the last four full years in an international educational institution where English is the principal language of instruction; institution may be required to provide verification.
  • Earned an SAT Reading Test subscore of at least a 27.
  • Earned an ACT English and reading scores of at least 20.
  • Earned a bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited U.S. institution.
  • Earned a GRE Score of at least 290
  • Earned a GMAT score of at least 400


College transcripts for schools outside the United States should be evaluated by a credential evaluation service like ECE (, WES (, or one that is approved by NACES (

Start Dates

Below are the upcoming dates for the Master of Science with a major in Management program in Marion, IN. This list is updated regularly as new classes are added.

  • September 2, 2019
  • November 4, 2019
  • January 6, 2020
  • March 9, 2020
  • May 4, 2020
  • July 6, 2020