Design a flexible program that works for your lifestyle

  • Take courses 100% online or on campus, or choose a mix of both. On-campus classes are held at The Catholic University of America's main campus in Washington, DC or our new location in Alexandria, VA.
  • Increase your earning power and advance your career
  • No GRE required
  • For a limited time only application fees are waived

Choose from a variety of management specialty tracks

Different than an M.B.A., the M.S.M. degree focuses specifically on the discipline of management--enhancing your professional ability to manage organizational resources more effectively. The M.S.M. degree program combines a strong academic foundation with practical knowledge and skills in management taught by leading management educators.

The Busch School of Business at The Catholic University of America promotes business as a force for good. Business, non-profit, and government leaders across the globe will respect your master's degree from a world-renowned institution.

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Positions range from Construction manager, Human Resources Officer, Logistics and Distribution Manager, Marketing Executive, Sales Executive, and Systems Analyst.
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According to, the average salary for a professional with a MSM degree starts at $75,957 in United States.

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Alumni have been promoted within the Federal and D.C. government, banking industry, project manager and human resource management for public and private companies etc.
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Earn this 36-credit degree in as little as 2 years or 18 months with online classes.
Program Details
  • The M.S.M. program consists of a total of 12 courses, or 36 semester credits.
  • For a complete listing of our course descriptions, please download our M.S.M. PDF
  • Participants typically take two courses per term. On campus courses meet once a week, from 6:10 - 8:40 p.m. (or 5:40 - 9:40 p.m. in the shorter summer sessions). Online courses meet as needed. 
  • Students must earn at least a 'B' (3.0) grade point average -- both overall and on final projects completed as part of the capstone course, "Master's Capstone: Research, Synthesis, Applications."
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To get started on your degree simply fill out the quick form on this page, call us at (202) 319-5213, or email

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