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  • Prepare for management and leadership roles
  • Finish your degree in one year (full-time)

Program Details

Next Start Date
October 11
Est. Program Length
 1-2 years 
Course Length
8 weeks
Cost per Credit
Credit Hours
Credits Accepted

*Price reflects tuition for Oklahoma residents. Non-resident tuition is $675.40 per credit hour. There is a non-resident tuition waiver available if certain requirements are met. Speak to an enrollment counselor for more information. An additional semester fee of $7.50 will apply for all students.

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Take the next step in your career with an advanced business degree.

Develop valuable skills for success in management roles with the Master in Management online program from East Central University Online. This program is designed for individuals with a degree outside of the business field, or those who have a business degree and want to boost their knowledge for career advancement.

The online Master in Management curriculum emphasizes practical application, giving you the experience you need for workplace success. Our expert faculty educate students to become leaders in today’s global business world. Online MIM coursework includes comprehensive research projects, case studies and an internship opportunity to gain hands-on training relevant to a variety of management positions. Graduates of the Master in Management online program are prepared to lead high-performing teams in complex business environments.

Topics of Study

Our online Master in Management program offers an intensive curriculum designed to prepare you for career success. Potential topics of study include:

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Marketing Management
  • Economics for Managers
  • Employment and labor law
  • Finance for Managers
  • Leadership and Organizational Behavior
  • Strategic Management

Learning Outcomes

When you complete your Master in Management online, you will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate sound knowledge of business theory and practice.
  • Practice effective management principles in organizations of all types.
  • Understand core business topics and apply them in the workplace.
  • Manage teams effectively using proven leadership approaches.
  • Practice strategic decision-making and management.

Courses & Requirements

Our Master in Management online program requires a total of 30 credit hours. Students complete 27 hours of required courses and 3 hours of an elective credit.

ACCT 5113
BUSLW 5203
ECON 5103
FIN 5103
MGMT 5103
MGMT 5203
MGMT 5503
MGMT 5703
MKTG 5103

Choose one from the following:

MGMT 5603
MGMT 5043
MGMT 5953
MGMT 5981-4
MGMT 5991-4

Admission Requirements

To be accepted into the online master’s degree in management program, you must meet the following criteria:  

  • Have a minimum 3.0 grade-point average
  • Non-native English-speaking students must have a minimum 79 Internet-based, 213 computer-based, or 550 paper-based TOEFL score or a minimum 6.5 IELTS score  

How to Apply

To apply, you must submit the following materials:   

  • Online application
  • Official transcripts from all institutions previously attended
  • Current resume
  • Two professional references (including writer’s name, mailing address and email)
  • Explain your career goals, how an ECU Online degree will help you accomplish those goals, your interest in the field and any actions you have taken to pursue this interest. You must also describe any skills, attributes or experiences you possess that would aid in your future profession.

Have a question about this program or the admission process? Request a digital brochure and connect with one of our knowledgeable enrollment counselors.   

Costs & Financial Aid

Curriculum Component Requirements Cost Total
Tuition 30 credit hours $318.25* $9,547.50
Total with transfer credits (up to 9) $6,683.25

*Price reflects tuition for Oklahoma residents. Non-resident tuition is $675.40 per credit hour. There is a non-resident tuition waiver available if certain requirements are met. Speak to an enrollment counselor for more information. An additional semester fee of $7.50 will apply for all students. Fees and tuition subject to change.

Financial Aid

At ECU Online, we strive to ensure your education is as affordable as possible. Learn more about your options for financing your education by visiting our Financial Aid page.

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Military Benefits

East Central University is a proud military-friendly school. Discover how your status as a U.S. military veteran or active-duty service member can help you earn your degree by visiting our Military & Veterans page.

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Career Outlook

When you earn your online Master in Management degree, you gain a credential that allows you to expand your business knowledge and advance your career. Careers for graduates include:

Sales Manager

Sales managers oversee a company’s sales teams. They are responsible for resolving customer issues, preparing budgets, analyzing sales statistics, developing sales plans and more. Sales managers often work with other department managers to coordinate efforts across the enterprise.

Average annual salary: $124,220

Project Manager

Project managers are responsible for ensuring that an organization’s internal projects are completed on time and meet the required specifications. They plan and develop strategies, coordinate teams and provide the team with the direction needed to carry out their work successfully.

Average annual salary: $73,750

Marketing Manager

Marketing managers plan campaigns and programs to generate interest in a company’s products or services. They supervise a team of marketing professionals to plan promotional efforts, initiate market research and develop assets.

Average annual salary: $132,620

Management Analyst

Management analysts, also known as management consultants, analyze organizations and identify ways to improve business outcomes. They review company data, interview employees and conduct onsite observations to make recommendations to other leaders and stakeholders.

Average annual salary: $83,610

All job and salary information cited from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and

Program FAQs

ECU’s online MIM will prepare you for management and leadership roles in a variety of industries. This credential can broaden your career opportunities and increase your earning potential through advanced study of core business topics and hands-on training.

The online Master in Management program is an ideal program for individuals who:

  • Have just completed their undergraduate degree in a non-business field and are interested in business-focused career paths.
  • Currently work in a non-business field and are looking to enter management roles.
  • Already have a business degree and are ready for career advancement.

Fully online program delivery allows you to study on your schedule while maintaining current personal and professional commitments. With ECU Online, you can meet your goals in a flexible format designed for your success. 

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