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Organizational Management

Organizational Management

    PHILOSOPHY: Misericordia University's Master of Science degree in Organizational Management educates individuals for successful careers as managers in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations in both private and public spheres. The program reflects a management perspective which assumes that the professional manager is able to analyze problems, synthesize solutions, communicate decisions and understand the organizational impact of those decisions.

    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: Human Resource Management, Management and Information Technology Management.

    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 Technology

    The Information Technology concentration is designed to prepare students for a wide variety of careers in all kinds if environments: information management, system analysis and design, online searching and information brokerage, competetive intelligence and research analysis, network management, and database development and marketing. The program emphasizes the social and behavioral dimensions of information technology as well as upon a deep understanding of information technologies.


    The Marketing concentration is based on the creative thinking model for 21st century business decisions. Students will learn how to assume challenging and responsible managerial positions with the skills to succeed in marketing. It is structured to prepare students for a wide variety of career environments including corporate and non-profit in a variety of sectors. These include manufacturing, finance, retail, and the advertising and public relations industry. The Marketing concentration consists of the 24-credit OM core and specialized courses such as Marketing Management, Consumer Advertising and Promotion, and Relationship and Service Marketing.

    Hazleton Classes

    Misericordia University is now in its sixth year of OM classes in the Hazleton area. Our 24-month program will allow you to earn a Master's Degree in Organizational Management by attending class just one weekend a month in Hazleton.

    • Convenient Broad Street, Hazleton location
    • Fully accredited program
    • Just one weekend a month
    • Complete in two years
    • All services provided on-site
    • Flexible format designed for busy adults like you

    There's no better time than now to get started!

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