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Online Master of Science in Management

Unlock Your Leadership Potential and Excel in Management

Become an intentional and transformative leader.

Ohio University's online MSM program immerses you in leadership coursework and hones your analytical strategies. You'll develop essential managerial skills while you cultivate your management style.

In our flexible MSM program, more than half of your courses will be dedicated to your career focus. You graduate with an expert level of information and three graduate certificates alongside your MSM to stand out as a top candidate for the role you want.

Whether you aspire to lead teams, departments, or entire organizations, our online MSM program equips you with the knowledge and skills you need to make a lasting impact in your organization.

Join us today to become a modern, multidisciplinary manager others naturally want to follow. Your future success awaits!

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Certificates Earned

Graduate With Your MSM and 3 Career-Focused Certificates

Our online MSM consists of 12 courses and is structured so that you earn three graduate certificates as you complete your master's degree.

  • 3 core courses – Management and Leadership Certificate
  • 3 courses – Certificate of your choice
  • 3 courses – Second Certificate of your choice
  • 3 courses – Capstone Experience

In-Demand Certificate Options

  • Business Analytics
  • Business Analytics Leadership
  • Business Venturing & Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Selling and Sales Leadership
  • Online Learning Experience

    Designed for professionals and newcomers alike, our online MSM program pairs a cutting-edge curriculum designed to challenge and inspire you with our state-of-the-art online platform, empowering you to gain an exceptional education from anywhere at any time.

    You'll join a dynamic community of ambitious leaders in intensive, 7-week courses that are taught by distinguished faculty and deliver the deep expertise you need to excel in your next role.

    Propel your career to new heights now.

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  • Programs for Professional Success

    Unlock a world of possibilities for future success in OHIO University's online MSM program where you'll benefit from: Individual and executive-group career coaching, Job search resources, Professional assessment, Mentorships with executives and alumni, Fireside chats with industry leaders, and Group consultancy.

    These unparalleled options can deliver transformative mentorship, access to wisdom from industry trailblazers, and collaborative opportunities on real-world projects.

Student Testimonial

"The level of engagement is unique, and while this is an online program, there is a feeling of belonging."

- Solomon Opande

MS in Management, 2024

Logistics Operations Supervisor, GEODIS

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Prepare for Management Roles in Any Industry

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that management occupations will grow 8% from 2021 to 2031, resulting in 883,900 new jobs or, if you include backfilling positions, about 1.1 million jobs each year. The median annual wage for this group was the highest of all occupational groups in 2021 at $102,450.

You'll graduate from OHIO's online MSM program as an experienced, confident professional ready for mid- to upper-level management roles, including some listed below.

Management Titles and Median Salaries

  • Business Development Manager: $120,130
  • Chief Executive Officer: $179,520
  • Human Resources Manager: $126,230
  • Operations Manager: $115,250
  • Compensation and Benefits Manager: $127,530
  • Sales Manager: $127,490
  • Public Relations and Fundraising Manager: $119,860

All employment information is found in the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Our Rankings

Ohio University ranks among the top higher education institutions globally as rated by the Center for World University Rankings.

  • No. 15 Best Public Business Schools — Bloomberg Businessweek
  • No. 57 Best Online Master’s in Business Programs (Excluding MBA) — U.S. News
  • No. 25 Best Online Master’s in Business Programs for Veterans (Excluding MBA) — U.S. News

About the College of Business

Ohio University's AACSB-accredited College of Business offers industry-driven online programs built for leaders and working professionals. With more than 90 years of experience delivering business education, we are consistently recognized for academic excellence, affordability and more. When you learn with us, you will unlock the benefits of an innovative education designed for today's global business world.

Financial Aid and Scholarships 

OHIO is committed to offering affordable, competitive tuition and has been recognized for the fourth consecutive year as a best-value university by U.S. News and World Report. We offer financial aid to all students who qualify – our FAFSA code is 003100. 

In addition, alumni and corporate partners are automatically eligible to receive a scholarship of up to 15% through our incentive program for any of the included online graduate degree or certificate programs. Contact our admissions team for more details.


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