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

The M.S.M. is a management degree applicable to any industry with specialty tracks in Non-Profit Management, Human Resource Management, Project ManagementLeadership and ManagementSales Management, Supply Chain Management and Federal Contract Management concentrations.

As a track in Catholic University’s outstanding Master of Science of Management degree, our Nonprofit Management program provides a firm foundation in analytical problem solving, budgeting and finance, ethics, legal and policy analyses, and project management skills.

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.
Track Options

Five tracks are offered to allow students to customize the program to their particular interests, needs, and career goals.

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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