M.S. Management and Leadership
The primary mission of the Management and Leadership degree program is to develop the critical-thinking, problem-solving, and life-long learning skills necessary to manage and lead organizations.
The A&M-Central Texas Master of Science degree in Management and Leadership is designed for busy adults who want to improve their knowledge, abilities, and skills in management. The 36-hour program focuses on one of the most challenging responsibilities for management today--leading change. Students gain the knowledge and skills that are applicable in business, the military, government organizations, and private not-for-profit organizations.
This program is suited for students who want:
- To deepen their understanding of how organizations function;
- To increase their academic credentials;
- To increase their understanding of how to design and implement change within an organization;
- To acquire the requisite 18 hours of graduate coursework needed to teach at the undergraduate level; and
- To acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to help organizations through internal or external consulting.
Dedicated faculty focus on teaching and scholarly activities. At the same time, faculty pride themselves in giving students personal attention and easy access. Students are the reason the faculty are here.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|BUSI 5310||Business Research Methods||3|
|MGMT 5301||Organizational Behavior||3|
|MGMT 5307||Responsibilities and Ethics of Leadership||3|
|MGMT 5308||Analysis and Design of Organizations||3|
|MGMT 5309||Management and Leadership Seminar||3|
|MGMT 5310||Leadership Formation and Development||3|
|MGMT 5311||Managing Operations and Service||3|
|MGMT 5315||International Management||3|
|MGMT 5368||Organizational Development and Change||3|
|MGMT 5090||Management Comprehensive Examination||0|
|Approved graduate-level electives||6|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||36|
Course Information and Schedule
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Program-Level Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate proficiency in applying relevant leadership theories and models to problems/issues encountered in a dynamic and complex business environment.
Formulate leader actions to foster and achieve an organizational vision and to better align organizational form and function.
Demonstrate the use of effective written communication skills within the context of a leadership role.
Demonstrate the use of effective oral communication skills (both prepared and impromptu) within the context of a leadership role.
Demonstrate professionalism in collaborative team activities.
Make quality work contributions in collaborative team activities.
Analyze and evaluate corporate ethics and socially responsible behaviors in a business scenario.
Formulate managerial actions that foster corporate ethics and socially responsible practices.
Identify and analyze how globalization and national cultural differences affect managerial activities in specific contexts.
Synthesize and apply their knowledge of globalization and cultural differences to their own managerial practices at both the interpersonal and firm level.