Management, M.A.

Marketing. Change Management. Instructional Design. Diversity & Inclusion.

The Master of Arts in Management Degree

A Master’s in Management degree from Avila University will go beyond preparing you to work with numbers to one that will prepare you to work with people. At Avila, you will gain a broader perspective of management—one that will sharpen your critical thinking and communication skills, help you understand what truly motivates employees, and assist you in building your career development while strengthening your workplace environment.

Some fields that are experiencing continued growth and demand for individuals with a master’s in management include: 

  • Marketing
  • Infrastructure development 
  • Green technologies 
  • Non-profit organizations 
  • Global business 
  • Government 
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Avila’s Management Master of Arts degree will give you the skills and knowledge to pursue careers in consulting, procurement, financial analysis, and more. You can find the right fit for your career with four different concentrations.

Program Highlights

  • Total Tuition: $18,000
  • Designed for working adults
  • 30 credit hours
  • Available on-campus, online, and hybrid
  • Complete in as few as 12 months
  • No GRE required

Job opportunities with a graduate degree in management include positions in some of the following areas: 

  • Consulting 
  • Information Management 
  • Regional Management 
  • Supply Chain Management 
  • Financial Analyst 
  • Research Associate/Analyst 
  • Human Resources Management 
  • Procurement 

Choose your Concentration

Workplace Instructional Design
Designed to engage learning industry professionals. Define your organization’s learning needs. Determine the appropriate instructional formats. Design materials. Implement solutions. Apply course material and your new proficiencies to your current professional activities in real-time.
Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging
The Inclusion & Belonging Concentration focuses on teaching students how to develop and implement programs and strategies to manage diversity, inclusion, and equity more effectively in the workplace. This new concentration provides leaders, diversity managers, HR professionals, consultants, and others with a valuable credential in this increasingly important field.
Change Management
Change, or become obsolete. As a leader, you always need to be prepared for organizational change. From planned initiatives to a volatile marketplace, change is not only inevitable, it’s often unexpected. In this graduate certificate program, you will identify the change dynamics around you. Data and evidence will guide your decisions, as you find your fit as a change leader.

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Emma Carter, Director of Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions
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