MM Programs

MM Programs 2017-08-21T15:47:48+00:00

Master of Management

The Master of Management degree is designed for practitioners who seek to enhance their effectiveness and assume greater responsibilities within their organizations.  Areas of emphasis in the core of the Master of Management degree include policy implementation, resource allocation, planning and evaluation, and financial management–all while integrating graduates’ specific professional background areas.

At the completion of the Master of Management program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication, presentation skills and collaborative competencies.
  • Understand and be able to interpret financial accounting, management accounting, and general finance principles.
  • Propose solutions that account for the ethical requirements of operations leadership while implementing the strategic needs of the organization.
  • Develop managerial skills and expertise that require the integration of resource allocation and policy implementation.
  • Build upon an experiential foundation and further develop leadership abilities in their chosen area of emphasis.

MM Tracks to choose from:

  • Higher Education Administration
  • Health Care Administration
  • Law Enforcement Administration
  • Sports Administration

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Master of Management
Higher Education Administration Specialization

The specialization in Higher Education Administration is a broad-based curriculum that prepares professionals for administrative roles in post-secondary education.

Courses provide an overview of relevant theories, research, and ideas on higher education that help graduates manage educational enterprises so as to promote student success.

At the completion of the Higher Education Administration Specialization,
students will be able to:

  • Make administrative decisions based on current best practices in Higher Education Administration.
  • Consider broader issues of accreditation and governance in managing higher education enterprises.
  • Apply general management principles in decision-making in the context of higher education.

Master of Management
Health Care Administration Specialization

The Masters of Management specialization in Health Care Administration provides a foundation for managers in a wide variety of health care settings to address the challenges inherent in a complex health care delivery system.  Both management theory and case-based application are core components of the curriculum.

Students will be prepared to apply best practices in management approaches to address budgetary constraints, increasing demand for the effective use of technology, staffing challenges, safety, and quality as they relate to managing within the complex health care delivery system.

At the completion of the Health Care Administration Specialization, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate effective communication with the public, patients, and a wide variety of health care providers and support staff.  Facility in terminology unique to the health care industry will be achieved.
  • Embrace the discipline of ethical analysis when approaching complex decisions while considering the legal and ethical impact of their actions and decisions.
  • Present management plans that are relevant to specific accounting and financial constraints related to business performance.
  • Demonstrate managerial skills related to integration of regulatory compliance, quality of care, reimbursement structures, and directing and supervising staff within complex health care delivery settings.

Master of Management
Law Enforcement Administration Specialization

The MM in Law Enforcement Administration is designed for individuals who are currently employed in the law enforcement field who seek to strengthen their departments and communities while opening the door to career advancement. Individuals in the program will benefit from the core courses emphasizing general competencies in leadership, management theory, finance and statistics. The specialization courses in Law Enforcement address critical issues facing administrators of federal, state, local and private agencies.

At the completion of the Law Enforcement Administration Specialization, students will:

  • Develop leadership and managerial competence to direct departments or agencies to serve communities in a socially responsible manner.
  • Evaluate an agency’s overall effectiveness and efficiency by applying appropriate resource and organizational management theory to the myriad of issues facing all types of agencies.
  • Analyze the recent complexities of crime prevention due to societal changes and technology advancements to strategically position agencies to effectively manage such issues.

Master of Management
Sports Administration Specialization

The Masters of Management specialization in Sports Administration is for individuals interested in developing competence and pursuing careers in the management of sports personnel and facilities. This degree provides the foundation, advanced knowledge and skills to function as effective administrators in a variety of sport and recreation settings. Students will consider legal, ethical, financial, public relations, human resources, and general business principles as they specifically relate to managing within the complex sports and athletic industry.

At the completion of the Sports Administration Specialization, students will be able to:

  • Analyze and apply relevant business, legal, and ethical principles to the management and oversight of sports and athletic businesses.
  • Consider the complexities and issues in academic sports administration from an intercollegiate context.
  • Develop, design, and assess a comprehensive sports event and facilities management plan considering legal, financial, public relations, and human resources implications.

With a culture of business for over 100 years, RMU also offers the Morris Graduate School of Management for students to expand their knowledge with a master’s degree.

Master of Business Administration

  • Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management/HR Management
  • Management/Finance
  • Accounting
  • Accounting/Finance

Master of Information Systems

  • Business Analytics
  • Information Security
  • Mobile Computing
  • Information Systems Management

Master of Management

  • Higher Education Administration
  • Health Care Administration
  • Law Enforcement Administration
  • Sports Administration

Master of Science

  • Human Performance
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