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Master of Science in Organizational Management

This is a cooperative program between Chadron State College, Wayne State College and Peru State College within the Nebraska State College System. The degree is designed to provide knowledge and skills in management and organizational structure to enable the individual to more effectively progress to management positions with corporate, government or not-for-profit settings.

***The Human Services and Sports Management programs can be completed entirely online.***

Entrance requirements for the Master of Science in Organizational Management program

  • Complete application
  • Earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution with a grade point average of 2.75 or better on a 4.00 scale
  • Official transcripts from the college/university which issued bachelor's degree
  • Official transcripts from any institutions attended after receiving bachelor's degree (if applicable)

Program of study

This is a 36-credit hour degree program.

Research and Methods Courses

CA 615 Research Process and Practice OR EDCI 631 Research Design & Data Analysis, should be completed within the first 12 hours of a student's program of study.

Student must complete six credit hours (6) from the following courses:

Number Course Title Hours
EDCI 631

C A 615
Research Design & Data Analysis
OR
Research Process & Practice
3
MATH 533

PSYC 538
Statistical Methods and Data Analysis
OR
Behavioral Statistics
3
Research Design and Methods Total: 6

Organizational Management and Leadership Courses

Students are encouraged to work in cooperation with their advisor to identify the classes which will best complement their degree goals.

Note: A minimum of 18 of the total 36 credit hours must be from the 600 level courses.

Student must complete twelve credit hours (12) from the following courses:

Number Course Title Hours
CTE 632 Organizational Leadership 3
CA 610 Conflict Resolution and Mediation 3
CA 630 Organizational Communication 3
MGMT 610 Human Capital Management 3
MGMT 620 High Performance Leadership 3
MGMT 630 Organizational Behavior 3
MGMT 639 Legal and Social Environment of Business 3
MATH 631 Mathematics for Management 3
PSYC 541 Advanced Organizational Psychology 3
Organizational Management and Leadership Total 12

Thesis, Scholarly Project/Internship, Internship

  Hours
Internship (6 credit hours)
OR
Scholarly Project (3 credit hours) AND Internship (3 credit hours)
OR
Thesis (6 credit hours)
 
Total Hours 6

Program Focus Areas

Students are encouraged to work in cooperation with their advisor to identify the classes which will best complement their degree goal.

Human Services (can be completed online)

Select one course from this list not already taken in Organizational Management and Leadership area.

Number Course Title Hours
BIS 632 Information Systems for Managers OR 3
CTE 552 Program Development, Implementation and Assessment OR 3
CA 610
Conflict Resolution and Mediation OR 3
MATH 631 Mathematics for Managers OR 3
MKTG 630 Marketing Management 3
Human Services Focus Total 3
Electives: In consultation with advisor, select an additional nine (9) credits which complement the desired learning outcome of the student. 9
ACTG 632 Managerial Accounting 3
CTE 531 Introduction to Special Needs Programs in CTE 3
CA 520 Relational and Family Communication 3
CA 540 Gendered Communication 3
CA 620 Media Relations and Leadership 3
CA 635 Cross-Cultural Communications 3
EDAD 631 Public and Human Relations 3
FCS 517 Wellness Across the Lifespan 3
FCS 520 Loss Across the Lifespan 3
FCS 527 Worksite Wellness 3
FCS 534 Issues in Human Services 3
FCS 537 Family Strengths 3
FCS 547 Nutrition for Sport and Wellness 3
FIN 632 Finance for Managers 3
MGMT 560 Topics in Management 3
Organizational Management in Human Services Total Credit Hours 36

Natural Resources (not available fully online at this time)

Select one course from this list not already taken in Organizational Management and Leadership area.

Number Course Title Hours
BIS 632 Information Systems for Managers OR 3
CTE 552 Program Development, Implementation and Assessment OR 3
CA 610 Conflict Resolution and Mediation OR 3
MATH 631 Mathematics for Managers OR 3
MKTG 630 Marketing Management 3
Natural Resources Focus Total 3
*Electives: In consultation with advisor, select an additional nine (9) credit hours which complement the desired learning outcome of the student. 9
Organizational Management in Natural Resources Total Credit Hours 36

Sports Management (can be completed online)

Number Course Title Hours
HPER 637 Sports Management 3
Sports Management Focus Total 3
Electives: In consultation with advisor, select an additional nine (9) credits which complement the desired learning outcome of the student. 9
BIS 632 Information Systems for Managers 3
CA 610 Theories of Conflict Resolution & Mediation 3
FCS 517 Wellness Across the Lifespan 3
FCS 527 Worksite Wellness 3
FCS 534 Issues in Human Services 3
FCS 547 Nutrition for Sport and Wellness 3
HPER 528 Advanced Coaching Philosophies 3
HPER 530 Seminar in HPER 3
HPER 536 NCAA Rules 3
HPER 537 Sports Law 3
HPER 637 Sports Management REQUIRED 3
Organizational Management in Sports Management Total Credit Hours 36

4 Year Course Rotations

Natural Resources also include Biology and Agriculture.

Sports Management also includes HPER.

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