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Master of Management


Master of Management

Master's degree

16 months

Approximate Program Length


Total Credits


Cost per Credit

Online & campus


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Register by: May 3, 2023

The Master of Management degree program promotes the development of management competencies through the practical application of theory, business and management diagnostics, and the formulation of creative management and consulting solutions. Students will acquire a wide range of tools, concepts and methodologies to design, conduct, and follow through on successful leadership and entrepreneurship practices. In addition, students will be able to actively develop their interpersonal and business-related management skills in order to foster leadership, creative thinking, collegiality, and teamwork ability in an international context. The Master of Management will provide students with firsthand knowledge of the tools and techniques used by successful consultants in the competitive leadership, entrepreneurship and management industry.

  • Communications

  • Leadership

  • Management

  • Operations

  • Strategic Planning

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Earn skills course by course

Learning shouldn’t take years to put into practice. That’s why we’re empowering you to build career-relevant skills with every five- to six-week course.

We’ve worked with labor market researchers like Lightcast to find in-demand skills for occupations and mapped those to our related bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. Showcase new skills in weeks – not years – as you pursue your degree.

Skills-aligned program




Course at a time


Weeks per course


Courses per year


Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for an online master’s in management.

What you'll learn

When you earn your online master’s in management, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. 

You'll learn how to:

  • Synthesize management functions to support attainment of goals in a variety of organizations.
  • Align strategic management competencies with organizational needs to foster innovation and facilitate change within dynamic business environments.
  • Synthesize leadership skills to support strategic execution in rapidly changing business environments.
  • Evaluate business research and analytics to support accountability in planning and decision-making in a variety of business environments.
  • Integrate business law, regulations, and ethics in the management of diverse organizations.​

Careers & Outcomes

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Master of Management?

A MM degree can prepare you to be a:

  • Business Manager
  • General Manager (GM)
  • Operations Manager
  • Store Manager


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for management occupations is projected to be faster than average between 2021 and 2031.

BLS projections are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.

Career Services for Life®

Get career coaching, resumé building and interview prep, for life. While outside career advising can cost over $200 an hour, at University of Phoenix it’s built right into your degree at no added cost.

You don’t have to go it alone.

You’ll have a team of advisors invested in your success from day one — dedicated to helping you build your confidence and a personalized career plan you can stick with.

Tools and resources available 24/7/365

We're a university built for the busy. Build your resumé, prepare for an interview and plan your career — whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Networking & mentorship

Through virtual job fairs and networking with the alumni community, we've made it easy to tap into the experience and connections of your peers and colleagues at the University.

You'll have a team of advisors at University of Phoenix



Paying for school

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Affordable, Fixed Tuition


Cost per credit

Lock in the peace of mind that comes with fixed, affordable tuition. You’ll enjoy one flat rate from the moment you enroll until the day you graduate from your program. That’s your Tuition Guarantee.

Save time and money on your degree

Credit transfer made easy

Earn your degree faster, and for less, with eligible transfer credits.

Enrollment representatives are ready to help

Need some help?

Our enrollment representatives provide personal support while you make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at 844-937-8679 or chat with us 7 days a week.

Student Experience

Student Experience

An education that fits your busy life

Balancing family, work and school

Work toward your degree without giving up what matters most. Start your degree year-round and take one class at a time.

Online learning

Enroll in online classes and attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Around-the-clock support and resources

You have a support team available up to 20 hours a day, 5 days a week. And our academic counselors, who are with you every step of the way, have earned a 5-star rating from 90% of our surveyed students.[1]

[1] Transactional Survey, August 2021-22 (18,645 respondents)

Phoenix provides support and resources for busy students

Accreditation & Faculty

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Programmatic Accreditation

Our Master of Management has been reaffirmed for accreditation until 2027 by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), ensuring the quality of your education.

What does that mean in real life? ACBSP-accredited business programs are committed to quality standards. The quality of the program is benchmarked against specific criteria that prepare students for their industry of choice. Accreditation occurs on a 10-year cycle with regular quality reviews.

View the completion and first-year persistence rates for the University of Phoenix ACBSP-accredited business and accounting programs.

A C B S P Accredited

Real-world Faculty


Average years of industry experience


Chief Executive Officers


Of surveyed students would recommend their instructors.

Doris Savron

Faculty Spotlight

As a faculty member, I'm on your team. I'm your coach and your cheerleader.

Doris Savron
Vice Provost of Colleges, University of Phoenix

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Frequently asked questions

A master’s in business management is a graduate degree focused on leadership and entrepreneurship. When you pursue a Master of Management, you’ll study topics like business administration, performance management, innovative leadership, organizational behavior and more.

A graduate management degree may help you develop interpersonal skills for a changing global business environment. You'll learn about what it takes to compete in entrepreneurial ventures and excel in leadership and management. A master’s in management can also prepare you to become a business manager, general manager, operations manager and more.

A master’s in business management may be an asset for your professional career.  The business acumen and interpersonal skills you’ll develop in a graduate management degree program can prepare you for managerial positions in every field. With a master’s in management, you can gain a broader base of business knowledge and have the potential to improve your marketability as a job candidate.

Additionally, our Master of Management has been reaffirmed for accreditation until 2027 by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), ensuring the quality of your education.

When it comes to choosing whether a Master of Business Administration (MBA) or a Master of Management is right for you, it all depends on where you’re at currently in your career and where you want to go.

If you recently graduated from a bachelor’s program, are looking to switch into a career in business or are interested in managerial opportunities within your current place of employment, a Master of Management may be a better fit for your goals. If you already have several years of experience and a background in business, then an MBA may be more suitable for you.

While the topics covered in the curriculum are similar, a Master of Management and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) cater to different types of people.

A master’s in management degree is ideal if you have a bachelor’s degree from any field or minimal professional experience. An MBA is ideal if you earned a business degree and have several years of experience in the corporate world. Both programs will help prepare you for opportunities in management. 

*While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projections are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.