The Walsh Master of Science in Management (MSM) is a deep dive into the critical aspects of organizational management. The program builds from a broad foundation, grounded in key elements of organizational behavior and operations, and offers four areas of concentration which allow graduates to take on the challenges that lie ahead in the dynamic world of organizational upper management.

  • Human Resource Management
  • Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Leadership
  • General Management



Flexibility and Personal Attention

The MSM combines online and on ground instruction with personal attention from faculty in small class settings. With no GMAT required, four term start dates and year-round registration, you can start anytime, plan your academic year in advance, and finish your degree at your own pace.

Faculty with Real-World Experience

95% of Walsh faculty have real world industry experience in their area of expertise. You will learn from academic business minds who have “been there and done that.”

Lifetime Career Services

Walsh alumni can be found in nearly every Fortune 500 company in Michigan. We have the tools, resources, and experienced staff to help you find a new job, navigate a career change, or advance in your current role.

A Network of Support

Our knowledgeable, professional staff will be there to help from your first contact to the day you graduate and beyond. With free tutoring, professional mentoring, and networking opportunities throughout the year, you’ll have the resources you need for academic and professional success.

Master of Science in Management Courses

Management coursework focuses on building and developing organizational structure for businesses to operate with health and success. Management helps you hone the skills necessary for leading organizations and building capacities for organizational learning and development. Designing and Leading Competitive Organizations examines the strategic decisions necessary to creating an organization’s brand for a competitive advantage. You’ll learn how to position an organization in local, national, and global environments to achieve business goals. Walsh offers four 11-week courses and year-round registration so you can start your program anytime and see the end goal sooner.

MBA/MSM Dual Degree

Earn two graduate degrees in one concise program, the dual MBA/MSM. Combine the depth of a Master of Science in Management with the strength of the internationally-ranked Walsh Master of Business Administration (MBA). Speak with a Walsh advisor to learn more.

Already Certified?

If you have a Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR), Professional in Human Resources (PHR), or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification, you will receive advanced standing credit for MGT 555, Global Human Resource Management.


Learning Outcomes

The Master of Science in Management prepares you with the knowledge and skills to lead an organization with confidence. You’ll become proficient in developing organizational structure and creating competitive operations for wherever your career takes you. Upon completion of the Master of Science in Management, you'll be equipped to:

  • Build capacities for organizational learning.
  • Design and lead competitive organizations with branding and positioning.
  • Manage employee relations including labor units, compensation, and benefits.
  • Develop and maintain an effective workforce.
  • Conduct business internationally with confidence and cultural awareness.

Apply today 

Apply online or speak with an advisor today. Call the Admissions office at 248-823-1600 or email us. Appointments are available Monday through Friday. Walk-ins are welcome on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.


Why Walsh?

"The best thing I learned from Walsh was how to work in teams. This approach raised my EQ, leadership capabilities, and understanding of how to leverage individual strengths to the positive completion of projects."
Todd Hohauser, MSM '03

Employment Opportunities

With a Master of Science in Management from Walsh, you’ll be ready with tools and skills for leading a team, organization, business, and even an industry. Careers in human resources and organizational leadership are strengthened by the MSM, and competent, well-rounded leaders are needed in every field around the world.

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).