Master of Science in Management
The Master of Science in Management provides professionals with a solid foundation to move their careers to the next level. This program includes topics in decision sciences, information systems, accounting, marketing, and leadership. Students then choose to dig deeper into either supply chain management or organizational management. Either concentration prepares students for leadership roles in for-profit businesses, non-profit organizations, and governmental agencies.
MGA's Master of Science in Management is the most affordable masters degree in business in Georgia. Simplified admissions requirements take into consideration GPA and work experience and in many cases do not require students to take the GMAT. Students without an undergraduate degree in business will take four courses to prepare them for the program.
The Master of Science in Management program is offered fully online in 8-week sessions; two in the fall and spring semesters and one in the summer semester. This online, 8-week format allows students to focus on one topic at a time while continuing their careers.
Level of Online Program Delivery
Occasional Campus Visits
Limited campus visits. A maximum of two campus visits required per term.
Résumé Your current, targeted résumé or CV that includes all relevant paid and volunteer experience, as well as your professional experience to date. Résumé should include a detailed descriptions of past work experience. Factors such as length of service, level of responsibility, number of individuals supervised, and other related experience should be included.
Statement of Applicant Goals for Graduate Study The Statement of Applicant Goals for Graduate Study is a short 500 word or less essay describing why you want to pursue a graduate degree in Business, how it will help you realize your ultimate career goals, and why the program you are applying to is your best fit.
Grade Point Average (GPA) & Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT):
To be considered for Regular Admission Status (RAS) to the MSM program, students must meet one of the following requirements:
A Bachelor's degree from Middle Georgia State University (in any major) and a GPA of 2.70 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)
A Bachelor's degree, a GPA of 2.50 or higher (on a 4.0 scale), and two year's of appropriate work experience in the private/public sector.
A Bachelor's degree, a GPA of 2.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale), and a minimum GMAT score of at least 400. Note: Students who have taken the GRE may submit these scores in lieu of taking the GMAT. GRE scores will be converted to a GMAT equivalent and the above criteria will be applied. The institutional GMAT code is 0F2-FB-82.
Area of Study
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges