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Graduate Studies — Management

Today’s incredibly complex organizations require leaders who can problem solve, communicate, and handle the constant level of change that comes with 21st Century competitiveness. The Master of Arts in Management prepares students for these challenges with deep dives into the areas of human resources, leadership, ethics, communication, financial decision making, and project management. Courses are designed to provide students opportunities to apply the concepts to practical, real-world scenarios which will prepare the student to take what they learn today into their job tomorrow.

Program highlights

  • 30 credits hours
  • 8-week courses
  • Fully Online – using online and remote technologies to deliver courses
  • Prospective students can start at beginning of any term
  • Finish in as little as 18 months
  • Designed for working adults
  • General degree or 3 concentrations (concentrations replace 9 hours from general degree)


Project Management:

The project management concentration prepares you to be a vital team player with career opportunities from the government to global business, construction to creative endeavors, healthcare to internet technology. Study with faculty, proven professionals, who are well versed in the latest project management tools, trends, and practices. 

Strategic Human Resources:

The strategic human resources concentration prepares you to make an immediate impact on the talent management of any organization. Learn how to effectively manage the culture of the organization, or improve your ability to align your organization to be prepared to deal with Human Resources issues. This concentration focuses on workforce planning, training and development, leveraging talent to meet organizational goals, and managing employee reward and recognition systems while decreasing risk.

Executive Leadership:

The executive leadership concentration is designed to expose you to the skills, the new technologies, best practices, and leadership methods needed to thrive in today's business and non-profit climate. Your instructors are uniquely positioned to present the real-world knowledge, innovation, creativity, conflict management, team development, and networking you'll need to succeed and that top employers are seeking.

The Avila Promise

  • Tuition Protection
  • 4-Year Graduation Guarantee
  • Internship or Research Guarantee
  • Up to $1,000 Travel Award


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