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MS Management


Equip Yourself For An Advanced Career in Management

Capitalize on your professional experience at Indiana Wesleyan University. The Master of Science in Management program will help you build critical skills and knowledge for your career through relevant coursework. In just 30 credit hours, you’ll graduate with the tools you need to advance in any field or industry, including marketing, finance, sales, government, education, or general business operations.

If you are an international student, please visit MS Management - International Students.

Featured Specializations

  • Policy and Organizational Change
  • Information Technology Management

Learning Objectives and Outcomes

  • Gain knowledge and skills needed for leading, planning, and organizing in the business environment
  • Learn to evaluate your personal management capabilities
  • Analyze and develop relevant strategies and solutions
  • Apply ethical theories in order to make sound business decisions

Real World Assignments

  • Business communication pieces
  • Environmental scan
  • Economic graphs and various visual communication tools
  • Marketing analysis
  • Capital budget
  • Financial analysis

Career Data

  • $60,765 Mean Market Salary in the US, 2018/2019 (Burning Glass Labor insights tool)

  • Projected Employment Growth in US, 2016-2026
    • Medical and Health Services Managers 20.5%

    • Financial Managers 10.1%

    • Construction Managers 14.3%

    • Marketing Managers 12%


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

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.

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

Tuition & Financial Aid

Credit Hours Online Tuition
30 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.

Financial Aid

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

For information about financial aid, call 800-621-8667, ext. 2516, visit our financial aid website, or email IWUfinaid@indwes.edu.

Financial aid is not available for unclassified students.


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.

Core Courses



Policy and Organizational Change Specialization



Information Technology Management Specialization



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 1-866-498-4968.

Admission Requirements

  • A baccalaureate or graduate degree 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) verified on original transcripts sent by the institution directly to Indiana Wesleyan University.
  •  An undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher from the baccalaureate degree granting institution at which at least a minimum of 30 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 DeVoe School of Business.

Graduation Requirements

  • 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.
  • Overall GPA of at least 3.0 in all IWU graduate work.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a diploma.

Start Dates

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