Master of Science in Management [Organizational Leadership]

Program Director: Dr. Daniel Morrell
Business and Aerospace Building, N134
Graduate Analyst: Felisia Griner

The department of Management offers the Master of Science in Management program, with three concentrations: not-for-profit management, organizational leadership, and supply chain management. The Master of Science in Management will enhance students' planning, communication, and ethical decision-making skills, and expose them to real world experiences to help them mature as managers. The Management MS program will allow students to develop the skills to be promoted into higher levels of management at different types of organizations.

Graduates of this program may work in a variety of positions, including mid- to upper-level management positions in  corporate offices, healthcare facilities, distribution or logistics centers, manufacturing facilities, not-for-profit organizations, state or local government, and service industries such as banking, insurance, and real-estate.

Organizational Leadership

The Organizational Leadership concentration provides students with business and leadership skills that can be applied in a wide variety of leadership roles in business, government, and/or education. The concentration requires 12 hours of courses in behavioral aspects of leadership, including two required courses: organizational development and leadership and motivation. Leadership concentration electives are selected from among the following courses: negotiation, current issues in management, and international management. Students will also elect 6 hours of courses in a professional area that relates to their career interest.

All concentrations also require the completion of an applied project course at the end of the program, as well as the following general management courses: strategic decision making, project management, human resources management, and ethics.

Admission Requirements:

To be admitted to the Master of Science in Management program, a student must submit the following to the College of Graduate Studies:

  • Online application and appropriate application fee
  • Official transcript of all colleges, universities (including business and technical schools). If the transcripts are issued from an international (non-US) institution, a course-by course analysis is required. Original non-US transcripts should be submitted directly to the evaluation service.
  • Official Test Scores of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE);
  • Current resumé or curriculum vitae showing two years of applicable professional experience.



Submit Application Materials to:

College of Graduate Studies
MTSU Box 42
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Test Codes for Middle Tennessee State University:
INFS - 6ZR-KJ-37
MBA (Full-time) - 6ZR-KJ-25
MBA (Part-time) - 6ZR-KJ-52
GRE 1466
MAT 1751
Praxis 1466
TOEFL 1466