Master of Science in Administration General Administration Concentration

Degree objective: The interdisciplinary Master of Science in Administration (MSA) Program is designed for students pursuing administrative careers. The program offers insight into human and organizational relationships; develops skills in oral and written communication; enhances the capacity for sound analytical judgment; and encourages the ability to see the "big picture" as it relates to an organization and its environment. Course work focuses on applied action grounded in theory and embraces the fundamental educational principles applicable to administrative issues in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors, and stresses the ethical responsibilities of administrators. Concentration objective: Designed to serve the needs of a very heterogeneous group of students through offering a program of study with moderate structure applicable to a wide variety of administrative settings.

 

Degree Requirement

 

36 credits

Core Requirements

 

18 credits

MSA 600

Foundations of Research Methods in Administration

3

MSA 601

Organizational Dynamics and Human Behavior

3

MSA 602

Financial Analysis, Planning and Control

3

MSA 603

Strategic Planning for the Administrator

3

MSA 604

Administration, Globalization and Multiculturalism

3

MSA 699

Applied Research Project in Administration

3

Concentration Requirements

 

15-18 credits

BIS 601

Management Information Systems

3

CED 555

Human Relations Skills

3

COM 560

Communication and Social/Organizational Change

3

COM 561

Communication in Conflict Management

3

COM 665

Seminar in Communication and Negotiation in Employee Relations

3

COM 667

Seminar in Intercultural Communication

3

CPS 603

Computer Information System

3

EDL 610

Grants and Fund Procurement

3

ECO 515

Collective Bargaining and Labor Law OR

3

MGT 646

Labor Relations Issues

3

FIN 573

International Finance

3

IET 500

Production Concepts

3

IET 524

Technology and Environment

3

JRN 670

Public Relations Management

3

MGT 643

Personnel Management

3

MGT 667

International Business

3

MKT 555

Market and Sales Forecasting

3

MKT 560

International Marketing

3

​MSA 501 ​Managing Change with Emotional Intelligence ​3
​MSA 510 ​Global Leadership Perspectives ​3
​MSA 634 ​Managerial Accounting Concepts ​3
​MSA 635 ​Financial Management ​3
​MSA 640 ​Quantitative Applications in Decision Making ​3
​MSA 660 ​Marketing Administration ​3

PHL 518

​Professional Ethics

3

PSC 514

American Public Policy Making

3

PSC 522

Regulatory Processes and Administrative Law

3

PSC 555

International Law I

3

PSC 711

Public Personnel Administration Practice

3

PSC 774

Strategic Planning for Public/Non-Profit Organizations

3

PSC 785

Strategic Leadership

3

PSY 535

Organizational Psychology

3

SOC 512

Industrial Sociology

3

Cognate Course

Selected in consultation with academic advisor

0-3 credits

 

 
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"The diversity of both my MSA instructors and my MSA classmates provides me with an enriched learning environment." - Justin Nuveman, MSA Student
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