Become the Leader You Were Meant To Be With an Online Master’s in Management
Do you want to get more out of your teams and ignite successful change within your organization? Become an innovative, confident, and dynamic leader in any setting with an MS in Management degree from Walden.
Our master’s in management online program focuses on helping you build the practical skills you need to manage projects and teams while supporting organizational goals. Gain strategies to help you excel in virtual leadership and collaboration. Explore new technologies and data-driven decision making while building on your foundational business knowledge and soft skills.
An online master’s in management program provides the skills professionals need to effectively lead people and projects across different sectors and environments.
Gain practical, applicable skills, including how to manage diverse teams and collaborate with interdisciplinary groups.
Walden’s faculty are knowledgeable subject matter experts with an average of 36 years of experience in the management field.
Choose from a broad range of program specializations and tailor your studies to the areas that interest you most.
Complete program coursework that incorporates challenges and strategies related to managing and collaborating with remote teams.
Become an effective manager capable of motivating teams, solving problems, meeting goals, and facing today’s business challenges.
Expand your knowledge of the components of healthcare delivery systems and the continuum of health services.
Discover the strategic role of human resources in business strategy and how it can help organizations gain competitive advantage.
Build on your working experience and realize your potential for becoming a trusted leader who can inspire and motivate others.
Explore marketing fundamentals and expand your knowledge of integrated marketing, customer loyalty and behavior, and more.
Learn to manage a range of projects, including how to effectively meet deadlines and properly manage organization resources.
Learn how businesses and organizations foster innovation and improve performance through strategic planning and thinking.
Program Admission Considerations: A bachelor's degree or higher.
General Admissions Requirements: Completed online application and transcripts. Please note that the materials you are required to submit may vary depending on the academic program to which you apply. More information for international applicants.
Put Management Theory Into Real-World Practice
Grounded in experiential learning, Walden’s online MS in Management program empowers you to apply cutting-edge business theory to scenario-based learning tasks. You’ll learn how to tackle modern business situations, including how to implement negotiation and conflict resolution solutions. Hone your communication and problem-solving skills while you deepen your knowledge in essential business, management, and strategy concepts.
Bob CastanedaProgram Director
Dr. Castaneda has worked in a number of countries in senior finance positions. He is currently a board member and treasurer for the Illinois Literacy Foundation. He is also a member of Financial Executives International, AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants), and the Illinois CPA Society.
Barbara BaileyCore Faculty
Dr. Bailey has more than 25 years of experience as a trainer, consultant, and college-level educator in the private and public sectors, nonprofit sector, and higher education. She has served in online education since 1999.
Learning Outcomes – MS in Management
As a graduate of Walden’s MS in Management program, you will be prepared to:
- Assess strategies managers use to achieve organizational goals.
- Effectively utilize communication strategies appropriate to the intended audience.
- Evaluate strategies managers use to create positive work environments.
- Appropriately synthesize a variety of relevant information to make sound managerial decisions.
- Utilize effective self-reflection skills in order to create professional and personal development plans.
- Appraise methods managers use to facilitate effective collaboration in support of organizational goals.
- Assess how managerial skills and knowledge enable individuals to act as agents of positive social change.
Employers in every industry need managers with exceptional problem-solving skills, a strong work ethic, and leadership prowess. According to a 2020 Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) Corporate Recruiters Survey, 59% of companies with 10,000 or more employees were projected to hire MS in Management graduates in 2021, with demand strongest in finance, consulting, and technology.1
By earning an MS in Management degree, you’ll stand out from the crowd with a versatile career credential and an advanced understanding of today’s managerial challenges. Earning a master’s in management online can pave your path to leadership roles in corporations, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations.
59%of companies with 10,000 or more employees were projected to hire MS in Management graduates in 2021.1
An MS in Management program can prepare you to pursue career options such as:2
- Business development/sales manager
- Business/management analyst
- Project manager
- Operations manager/supervisor
An MS in Management program can prepare you to work in settings such as:
- Hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities
- Banking operations centers
- Warehouse operations
Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.
The thing I liked most about Walden is that the support is there—whether it’s from your fellow students, the faculty, or student support services.
Dale Norbeck MS in Management Graduate
I am the mother of four and a wife who works full time, is involved in my children’s extracurricular activities, and is the partial caregiver for my father. Walden offers me the flexibility to achieve my ultimate goal—a quality college education!
Shawndel D. Smith BS in Business Administration Graduate and MS in Management Graduate
I did not have the know-how to set up a business in another country, but my specialization in global management gave me that background.
Claris Green-Mills MS in Management Graduate
From senior management positions to opening your own business as an entrepreneur, a master’s degree in management can open advancement and a wide range of professional opportunities in a variety of settings. It’s also a great degree for those who have a bachelor’s degree in a field other than business and wish to gain fundamental industry knowledge and sharpen their analytical and critical thinking skills. Popular career choices with an MS in Management include consultant, executive, sales manager, marketing director, analyst, and project manager.
Choosing a specialization allows you to align your degree program with your interests and career goals. At Walden, students have a choice of six specializations, in additional to a General Program. These include:
- Healthcare Management
- Human Resource Management
- Project Management
Walden’s MS in Management degree program prepares its graduates for success in the business world by helping them develop skills in the areas of:
- Strategic planning
- Time management
- Change management
Online education offers a flexible path for working professionals to earn the degree they need for career advancement. When you decide to earn your master’s in management from an online university, you can complete your coursework right from home. Plus, online master’s programs let you choose when in the day you attend class, providing you with the level of flexibility you need to complete your program while you continue to work full time. Walden’s MS in Management program is delivered through a convenient online learning platform that connects you with expert faculty, resources, and the support you need to be successful throughout your program and beyond. Plus, when you earn your degree from Walden, you might find yourself learning alongside students from all over the world, which can enhance your experience and expose you to varied leadership perspectives.