Masters of Science in Management Degree

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Master of Science in Management, MSM, Degree at MidAmerica Nazarene University

To be successful in today’s fast-paced business world, one thing can set you apart—effective leadership. Knowing how to work with, and motivate, employees is the most crucial tool in today’s workplace. In fact, a lack of people skills is the number one reason that careers are disrupted. The Master of Science in Management program at MNU is designed to further develop these valuable skills.

MNU Business Programs are accredited by the Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).MNU’s Master of Science in Management program is designed to increase your influence as a business leader. Learn important project management skills and how to organize successful teams. Build a business plan and then learn how to actually implement it in the real world. Study the practical side of management from a Christian perspective.

Our student-focused approach means that you’ll build personal relationships with highly qualified professors. You’ll complete projects that you can actually use at work. Most of all, you’ll enhance your career by learning how to diagnose issues and introduce real solutions.

  • Attend class one night a week and complete a degree in 20 months.
  • Benefit from an entrepreneurship class as part of MNU’s partnership with the Kauffman FastTrac® program.
  • Increase your ability to lead your company more effectively.

Findings from the Hanover research project (2013) show that while technical skills typically help students obtain jobs shortly after graduation, people skills become more important as employees are promoted to higher-level managerial positions. So, while other degrees may get you in the door, a Master of Science in Management degree is more likely to help you get that promotion and ultimately enhance your career.

Upcoming Start Dates

May 2015*

*For information on our priority application deadlines and registration deadlines, please contact us at 913-971-3800 or at

plusaHow does our Master of Science in Management differ from our MBA?

Our MSM degree program focuses on collaborative, experiential learning. While in the program, you have the opportunity to apply the skills and knowledge you gain in the classroom at your place of work the very next day.

The Masters of Science in Management degree focuses on the tool kit that managers and executives need to effectively navigate the complex dynamics of human emotions in the workplace.




Area of Focus

Broad areas of business administration and technical business skills.

Relationship management and leadership.


24 months.

20 months.

Who is it for?

Those who want to focus on the more technical aspects of management and broad business issues.

Mid-level managers or those who want to develop effective leadership by studying the practical side of management.

Classes Meet

1 night a week; on-site.

1 night a week; on-site.

Available Locations

Olathe, Liberty.


Credit Hours



Types of Courses

Finance, Accounting, Economics, Ethics.

Ethics, Organizational Development, Mediation & Conflict Resolution, Leadership.


For professionals who are motivated to pursue their Master of Science in Management in Kansas City, MNU’s program is a great choice.

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Contact Us

Santa Fe Commons Site
13563 South Mur-Len Rd.
Olathe, KS 66062
Phone: 913.971.3800

Liberty Site
105 N. Stewart Ct., Suite 210
Liberty, MO 64068
Phone: 913.971.3800


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