Master of Science in Management

In order for an organization and its management to compete in today’s global business environment, there is a great need for individuals who can both lead and manage technical initiatives and business operations. To help meet the need for this competitive new breed of technical leadership and management professional, Colorado Technical University offers a general Master of Science in Management (MSM) degree program. The program architecture consists of research methods, leadership, managerial decision-making and operations management integrated with a solid practical research foundation. Building on this program core, the student can tailor the degree program to meet individual job responsibilities, organizational needs, and career goals.


MSM Program prepares the student to:

  • Evaluate the appropriate leadership and management actions needed across disciplines and in various global environments
  • Synthesize theory and practice in day-to-day managerial decision making and organizational change
  • Apply appropriate strategic, technical, operational, and ethical principles to solve organizational challenges and meet organizational goals and objectives.


MSM program competencies:

  • Lead, communicate, and direct technical business initiatives and day-to-day operations
  • Analyze, develop, and implement strategies for improving business processes and operations
  • Integrate Research and Development, marketing, production, and finance strategies
  • Apply project management practices to projects and initiatives

Degree Requirements

Courses: Core

FINC615Applied Managerial Finance


IT600IT Management


INTD670Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making


MGMT604Organizational Behavior


MGMT690Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments


MKTG630Applied Managerial Marketing


PM600Project Management Processes in Organizations


Total Credit Hours:28

Courses: Concentration

ElectivesSelect 16 credit hours of 600 level Business and Management Courses


MGMT659Management Capstone


Total Credit Hours:20

Total Credit Hours: 48

The 16 credits of 600 level Business and Management Electives must be approved by the chair or dean of management at the campus where the degree is being offered.


  • Colorado Springs
  • Aurora (Denver Area)
  • Virtual Campus

Area of Study

  • Business & Management