Oct 26, 2020  
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Management and Organization MS

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Program Director: Kenneth L. Bettenhausen
Telephone: 303-315-8425
E-mail: Kenneth.Bettenhausen@ucdenver.edu

The MS Management program prepares students for significant managerial responsibilities in the private and public sectors. Core course requirements provide students with an advanced understanding of how to manage interpersonal dynamics, effectively design organizations, implement planned change and organizational transformations and develop human resources.  Students build on this foundation with any four electives in MGMT, ENTP or INTB, or with the courses that comprise one of 10 career-focused specializations.

The specializations include: business strategy, change and innovation, enterprise technology management, entrepreneurship and innovation, global management, leadership, managing human resources, managing for sustainability, sports and entertainment management and strategic management.  These specializations will help students master the tools and knowledge to be successful in each focused competency.

The MS management and organization degree requirements are met by the following:

Management MS

Management and Organization Electives or Specialization: (12 hours)

A student may select any four MGMT, INTB or ENTP elective courses or complete one of the Management specializations, all of which include four courses. 

Specialization Options:

  • Business Strategy
  • Change and Innovation
  • Enterprise Technology Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Global Management
  • Leadership
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Managing for Sustainability
  • Sports and Entertainment Management
  • Strategic Management

Global Management

Free Electives: (6 hours)

Any course numbered 6800 or higher with BUSN prefix or any course numbered 6000 or higher with prefix of ACCT, BANA, CMDT, ENTP, FNCE, INTB, ISMG, MGMT, MKTG or RISK.   Enterprise Technology Management (ETM) specialization students must take at least one MGMT, ENTP or INTB course as a free elective.  ETM specialization students must also complete the required course of ISMG 6180 as a free elective.

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