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Master of Science in Management

Prepare for a Management Position in Business, Nonprofit or Government

You know that organizations grow, thrive, and evolve with strategic management and effective leadership—individuals become teams, and projects become sought-after products, services, and information. You can develop the strategic management and leadership skills needed at any stage of your career with Norwich University's online Master of Science in Management program. You will learn how to use high-level critical thinking, research and analysis skills to address real-world managerial situations you are likely to encounter as a manager. 

This program is customized to fit your schedule and allows you to focus on your interests and achieve your career goals. You will have access to deep experience and expertise across industries and academic fields with Norwich faculty's lead-by-example approach. Collaborate with students across varying fields, from recent undergraduates, career-changers or military transitioning to the private sector. 

Are you ready 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. Even before graduation, you can apply and model ethical decision-making, effective leadership, and manage resources in your workplace.

You, at 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.

Accreditation & Recognition

NECHE Accredited

 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.).

Next Master's Session Start Dates: 

SUMMER: June 3, 2024

FALL: August 26, 2024

WINTER: November 18, 2024

Program & Details

At a Glance

No GRE/GMAT required Undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher

 

 

Contact Admissions

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

Call: 1-866-684-7237    
learn@norwich.edu

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.
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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.

Eligibility Requirements

 

  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally or nationally accredited U.S. institution, or an equivalent degree from a foreign institution, as evaluated by a NACES approved agency. 
  • If English is not your first language, proof of English language proficiency is required. This can be demonstrated in one of three ways:
    • TOEFL - a minimum score of 550 (paper-based test) or 80 (Internet-based test) is required.*
    • IELTS – a minimum composite score of 6.5 is required.*
    • The applicant holds a baccalaureate or master’s degree from a college/university/institution in which the primary language of instruction was English.

Please Note:  All eligibility requirements are expected to be met unless noted in specific articulation agreements or memoranda of understanding (MOUs).

Application Process

We encourage you to contact an admissions advisor (see below) if you need help at any stage of the application process. You will be required to submit the following items:

  • Application form
  • Official transcript of your undergraduate degree from a regionally or nationally accredited university, mailed to the address below.
  • Proof of English language proficiency if applicable (TOEFL)

Transcript Links

Mail transcripts to:
Norwich University
College of Graduate and Continuing Studies
P.O. Box 367
Northfield, VT 05663

For electronic delivery, we accept transcripts delivered from Parchment, National Clearing House, and other services if sent to cgcsamt@norwich.edu via password protection.

To contact an admissions advisor:

Call: 1-866-684-7237
Email: learn@norwich.edu

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.

Concentrations available: 

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

To view additional program details such as course offerings, requirements, and curriculum maps for the Management program, visit the Norwich University Course Catalog using this link.

Online Master's

When applying for a graduate program at Norwich University, there are two essential factors to consider: what does it cost, and how can you pay for it? There are many ways to get financial assistance and several financial strategies that can help you achieve your academic and professional goals. We are here to help you identify and pursue the options that are best for you.

Tuition at a Glance
Credit Hours: 36
Cost Per Credit Hour: $698
Additional fees & discounts may apply.


Financial Aid Resources
Paying for your Education

Quick Info

100%

Online

Courses completed entirely online

15

Students

Maximum number of students per class

18

Months

Average time to program completion

Alumni Testimonials

Melanie Soto headshot

I selected the strategic studies and defense analysis degree because it was not something that I had heard of in other schools and I understood the degree would set me apart from my peers when looking for future employment.

Melanie Soto

'19 Bachelor of Science in Strategic Studies and Defense Analysis

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The online program is built for busy professionals who have families and full-time jobs. The program's flexibility meant I could work classes into an already busy schedule.

Aimee Plude

'22 Master of Business Administration

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Norwich helped me enhance the knowledge I already had from my over twenty years of experience and undergrad course work and apply it.

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Norwich’s MBA program prepared me for the challenges of my current job but also gave me the skills I’ll need later in my career.

Alec Faryniarz

'21 Master of Business Administration

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I would likely not have been accepted into the Army without Norwich on my resume. I am incredibly thankful for that.

Rob Freas

'22 Master of Arts in International Relations

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Faculty & Staff

We have an in-house instructional design team that work hand-in-hand with program faculty and staff to ensure an efficient and interactive online learning experience in each course.

Careers & Outcomes

Career Opportunities for Master of Science in Management Graduates

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 a variety of roles, including:

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