Program Information


Graduate Certificates


All MSA students must meet with their advisor, Denise Schafer, Academic Advisor. Advising appointments may be scheduled by calling the MSA secretary at (989) 774-6525. Ms. Schafer will advise students on their MSA administrative core course selection and advises in the majority of MSA degree concentrations. If appropriate, students will be directed to a second advisor for the student’s concentration. Students should arrange an advising appointment as soon as possible after admission to the program.

Advisor Program
Denise Schafer
General Administration, Human Resources Administration, Information Resource Management, International Administration, Leadership, Public Administration, Sport Administration
Dr. Mark Cwiek and Dr. Lana Ivanitskaya (please call 989-774-1351989-774-1351 for assistance) Health Services Administration (concentration advising only)

Integrating Experience

The MSA Program's Plan B requirement is met by MSA 699, Applied Research Project in Administration.  These course is designed to combine practical experience, integrate knowledge from the academic program, and demonstrate ability to design and execute a research project.

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"The coursework in the Human Resource Administration concentration has provided me the knowledge necessary for my future career." - Boonsiree Prasit, MSA Student
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