Walsh College

Master of Science in Management

Hone your leadership skills with the Walsh College Master of Science in Management (MSM). You will gain a profound understanding of organizational structures, communications, financial management, operations, and human resources to strategically lead both local and global businesses. With an MSM, you will be equipped for designing and leading competitive organizations, and you'll be ready to lead with confidence wherever your career takes you.


Customize Your MSM

The Walsh College MSM offers two areas of specialization: Human Resources Management and Strategic Management. Each concentration equips you with unique skills and in-depth knowledge to lead your team with confidence and character.

Dual Your Degree—MBA/MSM

Earn two graduate degrees in one concise program. Combine the strength of the MBA with the depth of the MSM in a 54-credit program and double your leadership expertise.

Flexibility That Fits Your Life

The Human Resources Management concentration of the MSM is now available as a fully-online program. The other concentration, Strategic Management, continues to be offered either on campus or in the hybrid 2+2 format.

Annual Human Resources Summit

Walsh College hosts the annual Human Resources Summit to connect students and HR professionals with experts and discuss industry trends. The day-long conference is approved by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) for continuing education and training for HR professionals.

Master of Science in Management Courses

Walsh College requires 12 courses for 36 semester credit hours to graduate with the Master of Science in Management. All courses must be completed with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.000 (or “C”) or higher to graduate. The MSM requires a minimum of 24 semester credit hours in residence at Walsh College.

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.

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.

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Why Walsh?

"The best thing I learned from Walsh College 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 College, 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.