Once professionals begin to move up within an organization and assume increased responsibility, the basis for success shifts from technical expertise to human expertise, and managing the people side of the enterprise becomes top priority. Sullivan’s Master of Science in Management prepares professionals to become highly effective leaders through the in-depth study and application of critical management topics, including:

  • Methods and conduct of organizational assessments
  • Strategic management of human assets
  • Strategic planning in domestic and international environments
  • Managerial communication
  • Ethical decision making

Major emphasis is placed on the effects of rapid, disruptive change on organizations and administrative processes and the consequent ethical and moral responsibilities of managers to society at large.


To train managerial-level professionals to strategically and ethically direct organizational operations, with a focus on leadership development and effective workforce management.

  • You can opt to customize your Master’s in Management degree by choosing a concentration in either Conflict Management or Strategic Human Capital Management, depending on your professional responsibilities and interests.
  • Our flexible class options can fit even the most demanding work schedules and the entire program can be completed in 18 months.
  • We offer multiple, mutually exclusive admissions criteria tailored to gauge various abilities to succeed at the graduate level.

48 Credit Hours
Length: 18 months
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.

Course Titles Credit Hours
MGT 510 Managerial Communication Skills 4
MGT 511 Managerial Ethics 4
MGT 521 Managing Organizational Conflict 4
MGT 545 Leadership and Team Development 4
MGT 561 Organizational Systems Analysis and Design 4
MGT 571 Competing in Domestic and International Markets 4
MGT 580 Strategic Human Resource Management 4
MGT 650 Organizational Effectiveness 4
MGT 695 Integrated Management Capstone 4
Credit Hours 36
Free Electives (12 Credit Hours) 12
Three elective courses are chosen by the student to complement the student’s personal or professional interests.
Total Credit Hours 48
Conflict Management Concentration
CMM 510 Interpersonal and Intergroup Conflict Analysis 4
CMM 540 Conflict and Culture 4
CMM 542 Conflict Coaching for Leaders 4
Strategic Human Capital Management Concentration
HRL 520 Workforce Planning and Staffing 4
HRL 530 Human Resource Development 4
HRL 540 Compensation, Benefits and Security 4

Start Your Career in as Little as 18 Months.

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