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Barney School of Business

Master of Science in Management

The online Master of Science in Management Program (MSM) meets the evolving needs of students and employers by providing a modern look at the business world and the knowledge and skills to manage people and processes.

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Questions? Email: msm@hartford.edu

About the MSM Program

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Start or advance your career as a manager. This part-time, online program is designed for students who have undergraduate degrees in non-business fields and professionals who need an advanced degree to enhance their skills. Our online curriculum provides flexibility and convenience, while our student support services help ensure your smooth progression through the program.

Curriculum

The program includes ten classes for a total of 30 credits. Students will typically complete six courses per year and will finish the degree in less than two years.

For more information, and to see a complete list of degree requirements, visit the Course Catalog.

MSM Concentrations

Students can earn an Entrepreneurial Studies concentration by completing the following three courses:

  • MGT 750/ MKT 751 - Bargaining and Negotiations 
  • MGT 770/ MKT 770 - Organizational Consulting 
  • MGT 771/ MKT 771 - Entrepreneurship 

Visit the Course Catalog to see a complete list of degree requirements. The Barney School offers one course per term (Fall, Spring, and Summer) to complete this concentration. 

This concentration addresses evolving issues in the health system by examining the structure of the U.S. healthcare system, including health care professionals, the delivery and financing of healthcare, and related health care products. Visit the Course Catalog, to see a complete list of degree requirements. The Barney School offers one course per term (Fall, Spring, and Summer) to complete this concentration. 

Admission Overview

We adhere to the standards of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business—International (AACSB) and reserve admission to students showing high promise of success in postgraduate business study. We consider GMAT scores, performance in undergraduate and other graduate programs, and motivation of the applicant as evidenced in the letter of intent. 

Additional Admission Information

  • Complete an on-line application and pay a $50 application fee
  • Send official transcripts of all previous baccalaureate and graduate study
  • Take and send the results of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
    write a letter of intent and résumé.

GMAT/GRE waivers are based on sufficient academic and/or professional history. To be considered for eligibility, you must meet one of the following criteria: 

  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0+ 
  • 3 years of substantial work experience 
  • Previous completion of a Masters or higher-level degree 

If you believe you meet at least one of the criteria for a GMAT/GRE waiver, we encourage you to select this option within the online application. We will verify your eligibility during the review of your completed application. An interview may be requested for further verification of eligibility. 

If you are an international student, please read about additional requirements.

Tuition
Summer 2021, fall 2021 and spring 2022 tuition rates for the Management program are below:
Per Credit Rate
Masters in Science in Management
$814.00

Contact Laura D’Angelo-Gohn, at msm@hartford.edu to learn more. Or, request information online.

The MSM program has allowed me to greatly expand my knowledge of business. After completing my undergraduate degree, I was encouraged by many business professors and students to continue my education. In addition to learning many new business terms, the online virtual classroom is convenient and practical while maintaining a full time job.”

Justin Calabrese '18, MS in Management

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