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Norwich Online Graduate, Class of 2019

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Master of Science in Management

Prepare for a Management position in business, nonprofit, or government.

Organizations grow, thrive, and evolve with strategic management and effective leadership—individuals become teams, and projects become sought-after products, services, and information. Norwich University's online Master of Science in Management (MSM) helps students develop strategic management and leadership skills. This program is for any stage of your career and anyone looking to achieve a broad and deep education in strategic management, communications, resource management, and organizational behavior. Combining graduate-level training in leadership and strategic resource management, you will learn to maximize resources while effectively leading a team. This program will give you the advantage you need in your career by providing you with the skills businesses and organizations need today.

An applied degree with a solid theoretical foundation, the Norwich MSM helps recent undergraduates, career-changers, or military transitioning to the private sector find their niche in today's globalized and technology-driven industries. Students learn to use high-level critical thinking, research, and analysis skills to address real-world managerial situations they are likely to encounter as a manager. Even before graduation, you will learn to apply and model ethical decision-making, effective leadership, and manage resources in your workplace.

Students can pursue a general management degree or focus on a specific management area by selecting one of our 12 concentrations: Construction Management, Critical Infrastructure Protection & Cyber Crime, Cyber Law & International Perspectives on Cyberspace, Cybersecurity, Project Management, Technology Management, Organizational Leadership Management, Human Resource Leadership Management, Nonprofit Management, Public Sector Leadership & Crisis Management, Fiscal Management, and Supply Chain Management. Influential leaders must be able to manage people, resources, and time. With Norwich faculty's lead-by-example approach, you will have access to deep experience and expertise across industries and academic fields. This program is customized to fit your schedule and allows you to focus on your interests and achieve your career goals.


  • Master of Science
  • Construction Management
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection & Cyber Crime
  • Cyber Law & International Perspectives on Cyberspace
  • Cybersecurity
  • Public Sector Leadership & Crisis Management
  • Organizational Leadership Management
  • Human Resource Leadership Management
  • Fiscal Management
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Project Management
  • Technology Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Non-Specialized

Why Norwich?

Prepare to lead in business, nonprofits or government.

Apply critical-thinking, analysis and research skills to real-world managerial situations.

Focus on one of 12 concentrations—applicable in dozens of industries—or pursue a general management degree.

Learn from faculty with deep experience and expertise who are dedicated to your interests, goals and career success.

Advance your current career by applying and modeling effective leadership and managerial skills—before you even graduate.

Balance school, work and military schedules with a flexible curriculum.

No GRE or GMAT required.

Quick Info

100% Online

All classes taken online

24/7 Access

Access the online classroom anywhere, anytime

11.2k Graduates

Over 11,000 previous online students

4 December

Next Start Date

22 November

Application Deadline

Accreditation & Recognition

Norwich University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

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Andrea  Thunberg, M.S.
Assistant Director of Admissions

Curriculum & Concentrations

The flexible online M.S. in Management from Norwich University includes many avenues to explore within multiple relevant concentrations. Our program is designed to provide students with strategic management and leadership skills across a wide variety of key business and organizational needs for today's workplace. Explore our concentrations below.
Norwich’s online master’s courses are delivered over 11 weeks at a time, and the typical program completion time is 18 months.
Please view the course catalog for complete curriculum information. 


Core Curriculum

OL510 -   Leadership Fundamentals (6 cr)

Choice of Two:

OL540 – Strategic Communications (6 cr)

GB511 – Strategic Resource Management (6 cr)

GB560 – Strategic Management (6 cr)


Construction Management Concentration

GB544 -   Project Management Techniques, Tools and Practices (6 cr)

CE539 -   Contracts and Insurance (6 cr)

CE559 -   Project Finance and Accounting (6 cr)


Critical Infrastructure Protection & Cyber Crime Concentration

GI556 - Cyber Crime (6 cr)

GI566 - Critical Infra. Protection (6 cr)

OL561 - Capstone Studies (6 cr)


Cyber Law & International Perspectives on Cyberspace Concentration

GI557 -   Cyber Law (6 cr)

GI567  - International Perspectives on Cyberspace (6 cr)

OL561 -   Capstone Studies (6 cr)


Cybersecurity Concentration

GI557 -   Cyber Law (6 cr)

GI566 -   Critical Infra. Protection (6 cr)

OL561 -   Capstone Studies (6 cr)


Fiscal Management Concentration

AD558 -   Fiscal Management Accounting & Contracting (6 cr)

AD559 -   Fiscal Management Finance/Tax & Budgeting (6 cr)

OL561 -   Capstone Studies (6 cr)


Public Sector Leadership & Crisis Management Concentration

OL543 -   Theories and Innovative Practices of Public Sector/Government/Military Leadership (6 cr)

AD586 -   Public Leadership, Crisis Management, and Organizational Change (6 cr)

OL561 -   Capstone Studies (6 cr)


Nonprofit Management Concentration

AD542 -   Leading the Nonprofit Organization (6 cr)

AD552 -   Nonprofit Administration (6 cr)

OL561 -   Capstone Studies (6 cr)


Human Resource Leadership Management Concentration

OL542 -   Human Resources Leadership (6 cr)

OL552 -   Leveraging Human Capacity for Strategic Results (6 cr)

OL561 -   Capstone Studies (6 cr)


Organizational Leadership Management Concentration

OL530 -   Leading Change in Organizations (6 cr)

OL550 -   Strategic Organizational Behavior (6 cr)

OL561 -   Capstone Studies (6 cr)


Technology Management Concentration

GB549 -   Technology Management Strategy (6 cr)

GB544 -   Project Management Techniques, Tools and Practices (6 cr)

OL561 -   Capstone Studies (6 cr)


Project Management Concentration

GB544 -   Project Management Techniques, Tools and Practices (6 cr)

GB554 -   Project Management Leadership, Communications and Teams (6 cr)

OL561 -   Capstone Studies (6 cr)


Supply Chain Management Concentration

GB547 - Supply Chain Management Strategy, Planning and Operations (6 cr)

GB557 - Supply Chain Management Logistics, Design and Execution (6 cr)

OL561 -   Capstone Studies (6 cr)


Non-Specialized Concentration

Two courses from:
GB544, GB547, GB549, GB552, OL520, OL542, OL530, OL543, OL550, AD542, AD558,  AD582, AD586, or one of these that were not taken as part of the core GB511, GB560, OL540

OL561 -   Capstone Studies (6 cr)


MSM Admissions Information

At a Glance

  • No GRE/GMAT required
  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher

Admissions Requirements »

Next Start Date

Monday, December 4, 2023

Application Deadline

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Contact Admissions

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT
Extended hours available by appointment


Call: 1-866-684-7237


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    Transfer Credits
    You may receive the equivalent of up to 12 semester credits for study conducted elsewhere. Norwich complies with VA regulations and guidelines as it pertains to transfer credits.
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    International Admissions
    Norwich University welcomes students from all countries who want to study through our online programs. You must complete all steps in the admissions process.
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    Norwich Alumni Benefits
    Reconnect with Norwich to complete your master's degree. As apart of our alumni community, you are eligible for a $2,500 scholarship and other benefits.

Non-Discrimination Statement

Norwich University, in compliance with Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, or physical handicap in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.

Tuition & Fees


Norwich provides a top-notch educational experience; we also work hard to help make it affordable. There are many ways to get financial aid and several strategies to help you finance your education. Norwich is committed to making this often-difficult process easier for you.

Tuition at a Glance

  • Credit Hours: 36
  • Cost Per Credit Hour: $698; $550 (Military; Veteran; First Responder; and Active Duty, Guard, and Reserve spouses) 

Financial Aid Resources

Ways to Pay

2023-24 Tuition and Fee Schedule - Master's Programs

Rate Per Credit Term Tuition Additional Expenses Total
$698; $550 (Military; Veteran; First Responder; and Active Duty, Guard, and Reserve spouses) $3,300-$4,188

Technology - $300/term
Library - $75/term
Graduation - $150/one time


Careers & Outcomes

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2022, management occupations employ nearly 9 million people making a mean annual wage of $123,370*. Managers possessing a graduate-level education are invaluable across dozens of industries, with companies and enterprises, elementary and secondary schools, computer systems design and related services, local government (excluding schools and hospitals), and real estate experiencing the highest levels of employment. 

Our graduates can be prepared for roles in:

  • Director of Administration
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Marketing Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Legislator
  • Municipal Executive
  • Computer and Information Systems Manager
  • General and Operations Manager
  • Education Administrator
  • Service Manager
  • Facilities Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Law Enforcement
  • Public Relations Executive
  • Chief Executive
  • Office Manager
  • Training and Development


Faculty & Staff

Academic Director

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Toni Raftery, MPA, MBA

Toni Raftery is the Academic Director for the Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Leadership, Master of Science in Management, Bachelor of Science in Management, and the Bachelor of Science in Business for Norwich's College of Graduate and Continuing Studies, where she has worked since 2004. During her time at Norwich, she has served as the Director of Academic Operations, Associate Program Director for the Business Administration and Leadership graduate programs, an instructional developer, and lead project manager for the College of Graduate and Continuing Studies. In addition, she teaches leadership, marketing, project management, human resource management, and the capstone courses for Norwich Online.

Professor Raftery is an accomplished leader with experience in program development, project management, marketing, and operations in various industries, including education, publishing, specialty foods, restaurants, and the ski industry. Before Norwich, she was an international publishing company's website and online marketing manager and co-owned a small specialty foods company. She has degrees in Anthropology and Sociology for Northern Vermont University, a certificate from Trinity College's Small Business Program, and graduate degrees in Public Administration and Business Administration: Project Management Concentration. Toni is a member of the Omicron Delta Kappa, Delta Mu Delta National Leadership Honor Societies, and the Project Management Institute.

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Program Staff

Jennifer Gagnon, MJA
Associate Program Director
Iphy Tanguay, MJA
Student Support Advisor
Andrea Thunberg, M.S.
Assistant Director of Admissions
Assistant Director of Admissions

Featured Faculty

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Toni Raftery, MPA, MBA
Academic Director
Academic Director
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