The 45 credit MiM curriculum consists of the following components:

  1. A set of interdisciplinary core courses totaling 26 credits which all students will take. These courses are designed to impart universal management skills reflecting today's best practices. The core courses are:
    • Budget and Finance
    • Strategic Management
    • Practical Research, Analysis, and Decision Making
    • Management Information Systems
    • Organizational Leadership and Communication
    • The Human Resource Environment
    • Marketing for Public and Private Organizations
    • Legal Issues in Management
    • Management Seminar Series
  1. At least 16 credits in a specialization area defined according to management sector (commercial, government, or nonprofit); discipline (arts, business, government, health, social services); or skill area (marketing, budgeting, personnel management, etc.). Courses that are appropriate to these specialization areas are determined in consultation with the program staff.
  2. Three credits in a capstone project designed to demonstrate a comprehensive command of the professional competencies learned in the program.

Transfer of credit for graduate study completed prior to entrance in the MiM program is evaluated for acceptance on a case-by-case basis consistent with existing SOU policy.