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Master’s in Management & Organizational Behavior

Similar to the study of human resources management, the practice of effective management and organizational behavior deals with the nature of how employees work within a particular environment. But while HR management often deals with the minimum standards an employee – and the firm or organizational itself – must uphold, management and organizational behavior deals with finding ways to maximize output and properly motivate staff for continued success.

Career Opportunities with this Degree

The typical master’s in management and organizational behavior is of the master of science variety. Graduates will find themselves best suited for general management opportunities, as well as those of the human resources capacity. Employment outlook for human resources manages is expected to be faster than average over the next 10 years – to the tune of 22 percent job growth – while the same metric for general managers and top-tier executives is expected to stagnate.

Jobs & Salaries with This Degree

Specific job opportunities and expected pay for those who successfully obtain a master of science in management and organizational behavior can range from a median annual salary of $91,500 for operations managers to between $86,000 and $96,000 compensation and benefit managers, training and development managers, and human resources managers, respectively.

Requirements for Earning this Degree

In addition to a bachelor’s degree, typical master’s in management and organizational behavior programs require completion of the graduate record examination (GRE) or, in some cases, the graduate management admission test (GMAT). Once admitted to a program, curriculum will likely study such core ideas as team building and conflict management, organizational development, leadership and power strategies and analytical tools for management decisions, among others.

Master’s in Management & Organizational Behavior Degrees

Management Masters & MBA Degrees

Walden University
MS: Management
MS: HR Management
MS: Sustainable Mgmt
MS: Project Management
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Walden University: Walden University's MS in Management program offers many specializations which personalize the degree according to students' interests and professional needs. The MPA program in Public Management & Leadership focuses on information employees in the public sector most need to know to move up, whereas the MS in Accounting & Management and MS in Project Management programs combine specialized knowledge with sound leadership practices.
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Liberty University
MA: Mgmt & Leadership
MS: Management
MS: Sports Management
MBA: Intl. Management
MA: Human Services Mgmt
Liberty University: Liberty University's Master of Arts in Management and Leadership program, and the MS in Management, Sports Management, International Management, and Human Services Business Management programs all emphasize ethical management practices, and help improve students project development abilities, preparing them for career advancement. Graduates are able to go on to careers as business owners, finance managers, human resource managers, among other high level management positions.
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Kaplan University
MS: Management
MS/Mgmt: HR Management
MS/Mgmt: Leadership
MS/Mgmt: Org. Dev.
MS: Supply Chain Mgmt
Kaplan University: Kaplan University's MS in Management offers students the chance to specialize in subjects that specifically relate to their professional goals, like Supply Chain Management & Logistics, Organizational Design & Development, Leadership, and Human Resources. The program focuses on the most effective management strategies as well as the practical knowledge students need have every day on the job.
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Ashford University
MBA: Project Management
MBA: Environmental Mgmt
MBA: HR Management
MBA: Supply Chain Mgmt
MBA: Global Leadership
Ashford University: Ashford University's MBA programs are offered with a selection of more than a dozen specializations, including Project Management, Environmental Management, HR Management, Supply Chain Management, and Global Leadership. All MBA students learn to integrate sustainable business strategies and sound economic principles with knowledge of their specific industries. Ashford U is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission, 985 Atlantic Ave, Ste 100, Alameda, California 94501, (510) 748-9001, wascsenior.org.
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