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Become a Business Leader With a Degree in Management

Do you envision yourself managing a team of people or maybe even managing the staff of your own business? Get there faster—and put yourself one step ahead of the competition—with a management degree from Metropolitan State University of Denver.

Why Major in Management?

Management is a multifaceted discipline. The skills you’ll acquire and grow will benefit both your personal and professional life. You’ll hone your interpersonal, critical thinking, analytical, conceptual, and communication abilities so you can achieve results by confidently leading others and managing organizations.

The skills you learn will prepare you for careers in operations management, human resource management, general management, or starting your own entrepreneurial endeavor. You’ll also learn how to tackle challenges and facilitate change with a larger worldview in mind, understanding what people from different places and backgrounds need to be successful.

See what students and business managers have to say about the management degree from MSU Denver.

What is the MSU Denver Management Degree Program Like?

Our degree program is offered through our Department of Management, which is housed within the College of Business.

Taught within the context of globalization and an appreciation for diversity, our curriculum provides you with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage and lead organizations. You’ll receive a well-rounded education that includes courses in business law, entrepreneurship, human resources, production operations, and general management, so you can find the right career fit.

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What Can I Do With This Degree?

A management degree can place you directly in a manager role, or put you in a position that’s on the fast track. Some careers you may pursue include:

  • Project Manager
  • Operations of Production or Service Manager
  • Employee Training and Development Specialist
  • Senior Manager
  • Human Resource Director
  • Strategic Planner
  • Owner and Operator of your own company

As you grow in your profession and are promoted, you may be offered salaries at or near six figures.

Faculty Spotlight

In many ways, it was Elizabeth McVicker’s destiny to join the faculty at MSU Denver. Her father, Roy McVicker, a Colorado state senator in the 1960s, served on the education committee with then-Senator Roy Romer — well before he became the state’s 39th governor — and helped to establish the legal framework that led to the University's formation. Learn more...