The 36-credit-hour Master of Science in Organizational Management (MSOM) program blends coursework in organizational management, economic development, and entrepreneurship.
Graduates will be uniquely prepared to start their own businesses, foster development of new enterprises in their communities, and facilitate a company’s evolution to a more innovative and growth-oriented corporate culture. The program also provides students an opportunity within each course to explore their own business and community enhancement projects.
Students who take an additional 3 hour course (Mgmt 581 – Human Resources Development) will also earn a Certificate of Achievement in Organizational Development.MGMT 581 is now offered each summer session!
|F = Fall||EY = Even Years|
|S = Spring||OY = Odd Years|
|M = Summer||Sem = Semester|
|CoursePrefix||Course No.||Course Title||Sequence||Credit Hours|
|MGMT||550||Organization Development and Change||F1-EY||3|
|MGMT||552||Management of Innovation and Growth||S1-OY||3|
|MGMT||553||Conflict Management and Mediation||S2-OY||3|
|MGMT||601||Study Design and Data Collection||M-OY||3|
|MGMT||602||Statistical Methods and Data Analysis||M-EY||3|
|MGMT||695||Graduate Internship||Each Sem.||3-6|
|MGMT||696||Thesis/Action Research Project I||Each Sem.||3|
|MGMT||697||Thesis/Action Research Project II||Each Sem.||3|
|Total Credit Hours||24|
|Area of Concentration Courses|
|MGMT||660||Theories of Entrepreneurship||F1-OY||3|
|MGMT||661||New Venture Planning and Financing||F2-OY||3|
|MGMT||662||E-Commerce and Internet Communication||S1-EY||3|
|Total Credit Hours||12|
|Master of Science Total Credit Hours||36|
Note: Sitting out a term or semester will delay a student’s program completion by
Internship, Thesis, or Practical Project Credit
Students complete six hours of thesis, internship and/or research project credit in advanced topic areas. The final paper should relate to the student’s area of concentration and constitute the culminating experience in the Master of Science degree program.
Two primary goals for graduate programs at Peru State College are flexibility and relevance. Students may propose to write detailed case studies, develop unique courses or programs for other institutions or the community, research and write substantial grant proposals, etc.
Guidelines and required documents for the Internship, Thesis, and Action Research Project are on the Forms & Documents page.