Management, M.A.

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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: 

  • Healthcare 
  • Infrastructure development 
  • Green technologies 
  • Non-profit organizations 
  • Global business 
  • Government 
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Avila’s Management M.A. degree will give you the skills and knowledge to pursue careers in consulting, procurement, financial analysis and more.

Choose your Concentration

Project Management

A 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. The faculty are proven professionals who are well versed in the latest project management tools, trends, and practices.

Avila’s management program is a Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Strategic Human Resources
The strategic human resources concentration prepares you to make an immediate impact on the talent management of any organization. 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.
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.

Interested in Management?
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