• Take courses 100% online or hybrid/on campus. On-campus classes are held at The Catholic University of America's main campus in Washington, DC or our new location in Alexandria, VA.
  • Increase your earning power and advance your career
  • No GRE required
  • For a limited time only application fees are waived when you schedule an online appointment with a Graduate Admissions Counselor.

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Choose from a variety of management degrees

Different than an M.B.A., the Master of Science in Management focuses specifically on the discipline of management--enhancing your professional ability to manage organizational resources more effectively. The M.S.M. degree program combines a strong academic foundation with practical knowledge and skills in management taught by leading management educators.

The Catholic University of America promotes business as a force for good. Business, non-profit, and government leaders across the globe will respect your master's degree from a world-renowned institution.
  • MSM Quick Facts

    Completion Time: 1.5 - 2 Years

    Credits: 36-41

    Tuition Competitively Priced at $38,880

  • How much does this cost?

    Tuition is competitively priced at $1,080 per credit hour. The tuition for the MSM is $38,880. Financial Aid is available.
  • How long will this graduate program take?

    Most students finish our graduate degree programs in a little as 18 months.
  • Are classes available online?

    Yes. We offer a variety of course delivery options. Choose from the following:
    •  Hybrid (half in-person/half online)
    • In-person
    • Online (face-to-face synchronous instruction or asynchronous courses- follow assignments, course syllabus, and deadlines at your own pace).
  • How will this graduate program benefit me?

    • Advance you career with classes taught by industry experts with professional connections in government, non-govermental, and private agencies. 
    • Prepare for upward mobility with course work in Project Management, Organizational Leadership, Communicating Effectively as a Manager.
    • Assistance with career placement/advancement.
  • Career Outcomes

    Positions range from Construction manager, Human Resources Officer, Logistics and Distribution Manager, Marketing Executive, Sales Executive, and Systems Analyst.
  • Average Salary

    According to payscale.com, the average salary for a professional with a MSM degree starts at $75,957 in United States.
  • Alumni Outcomes

    Alumni have been promoted within the Federal and D.C. government, banking industry, project manager and human resource management for public and private companies etc.
Program Details
  • The M.S.M. program consists of a total of 12 courses, or 36 semester credits.
  • For a complete listing of our course descriptions, please download our M.S.M. PDF
  • Participants typically take two courses per term. On campus courses meet once a week, from 6:10 - 8:40 p.m. (or 5:40 - 9:40 p.m. in the shorter summer sessions). Online courses meet as needed. 
  • Students must earn at least a 'B' (3.0) grade point average -- both overall and on final projects completed as part of the capstone course, "Master's Capstone: Research, Synthesis, Applications."
Get Started!

To get started on your degree simply fill out the quick form on this page, call us at (202) 319-5213, or email metropolitan@cua.edu.

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