PROGRAM: The program prepares students for responsible organizational leadership. Faculty encourage students to think deeply and broadly from a systems view point about the roles, functions and tasks of a manager and to develop and use a variety of management skills and prescriptions in organizational environments. The program stresses not only management theory, but the application of that theory in various managerial situations.
CURRICULUM: The program consists of thirty-six (36) credit hours of study which can be completed on a part-time basis. Students must complete a core curriculum of twenty-one (21) credits and a specialization area of twelve (12) credits. The areas of opportunity for specialization are: Nonprofit Management and Fund-raising, Human Resource Management, Management and Information Technology Management.
Nonprofit Management and Fund-Raising
The Nonprofit Management and Fund-raising specialization will prepare students to become leaders of nonprofit organizations. Graduates will have a solid grounding in management skills in general, nonprofit management in particular, with a emphasis on fund raising and fund raising management sufficient to prepare them for taking the test for Certified Fund Raising Executive certification, CFRE.
Human Resource Management
The Human Resource Management specialization prepares students to develop skills and knowledge necessary to become effective leaders in the management of human resources in a variety of organizational settings including corporations, health and health-related facilities, local, regional and state governments and other complex organizations. Graduates develop professional competencies and skills to deal with issues such as selection and compensation, as well as employee motivation and development.
The Management specialization provides students with the ability to understand the characteristics of leadership and to develop and use a variety of management skills and prescriptions in organizational environments. Graduates are prepared to assume managerial roles in for-profit, private or publicly-traded corporations, companies and businesses.
Information and the technology that supports it are valuable resources to organizations. Their proper management is critical for organizational success. The Information Technology Management specialization provides conceptual and skill-based components in both technological and managerial areas that allow graduates to meet the increasing information needs of organizations.
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