Frequently Asked Questions
A minimum undergraduate 3.0 GPA is required for regular admission. Students lacking a 3.0 undergraduate GPA maybe considered on a case-by-case basis after interviewing with the program director. Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree from a 4-year regionally accredited college/university. See the Admissions section of this catalog for admission application procedures and costs.
No, neither the GMAT or GRE are required for admission.
All faculty who teach in the MSM Program hold terminal degrees in their field and have extensive, high-level industry work experience.
“A Term” residencies will take place on Fridays of the first and last week for 3 hours per course. “B Term” residencies will take place on Saturdays of the first and last week for 3 hours per course. Meeting times vary with courses being held in the morning, afternoon, and evening.
The online-only programs have historically lower success rates for reasons not fully understood, but we speculate from conversations with students that the lack of camaraderie and shared experience plays a role. By coming together, students will meet colleagues and build community.
Yes, the MSM is designed for the working professional and is offered as a part-time or full-time degree that can be finished in as little as 1 year with summer sessions but can take longer if attending part-time. A student has up to 5 years to complete the degree.
In all, 30 credit hours.
An international student is required to take a minimum of 9 credit hour status to maintain the full-time F1 status.
It depends on the availability of professors and courses. The MSM director will advise all the students before the registration.
Page last updated February 14, 2019