Master of Science in
Organizational Management (OM)
Department Chair: Corina N. Slaff, PhD
Misericordia University's Master of Science degree in Organizational Management (OM) educates individuals for successful careers as managers in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations in both private and public spheres. The program reflects a management perspective which assumes that the professional manager is able to analyze problems, synthesize solutions, communicate decisions and understand the organizational impact of those decisions.
The program prepares students for responsible organizational leadership. Faculty encourage students to think deeply and broadly from a systems view point about the roles, functions and tasks of a manager and to develop and use a variety of management skills and prescriptions in organizational environments. The program stresses not only management theory, but the application of that theory in various managerial situations.
- Healthcare Management
- Human Resource Management
The program consists of thirty-six (36) credit hours of study which can be completed on a part-time basis. Students must complete a core curriculum of twenty-four (24) credits and a specialization area of twelve (12) credits.
- Low tuition, only $720 per credit - Alumni discount available
- Designed specifically for adult learners and busy professionals – high level of customer service
- Classes offered in the evening and online
- Financial aid and Tuition Deferment plan available
- Small class sizes
- Complete the OM program in as little as 2 1/2 years or less, part time
- Start classes in Fall, Spring, or Summer
For information on the OM program, please contact:
|Karen Cefalo, Assistant Director of Admissions, at 570-674-8094, toll free at 1-866-262-6363; or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.||OR||Corina N. Slaff, Ph.D., Director of Business Graduate Programs, at 570-674-8022 or by e-mail at email@example.com.|
Core Courses (24 Credits)
Legal Aspects of Administration
Perspectives in Management
Introduction to Human Resources
Strategic Planning and Management of Change
Healthcare Management (12 Credits)
The Healthcare Management specialization prepares students for a management career in the fast-paced and dynamic healthcare sector. The student will develop effective leadership skills specific to this changing environment. Students will receive a broad-based background in finance and legal issues pertaining to the healthcare field, and gain an understanding of principles critical for organizational success.
|OM 546||Healthcare Economics|
|OM 547||Healthcare Finance|
|OM 548||Healthcare Law|
|OM 549||Healthcare Leadership and Management|
Human Resource Management (12 Credits)
The Human Resource Management specialization prepares students to develop skills and knowledge necessary to become effective leaders in the management of human resources in a variety of organizational settings including corporations, health and health-related facilities, local, regional and state governments and other complex organizations. Graduates develop professional competencies and skills to deal with issues such as selection and compensation, as well as employee motivation and development.
Regulation of Human Resource Management
Choose any two
Selection, Recruitment, and Training and Development
Performance, Compensation, and Reward Systems
Employee Relations and Services
Management (12 Credits)
The Management specialization provides students with the ability to understand the characteristics of leadership and to develop and use a variety of management skills and prescriptions in organizational environments. Graduates are prepared to assume managerial roles in for-profit, private or publicly-traded corporations, companies and businesses.
Choose any two
|OM 520||Introduction to Management Information Systems|
|OM 533||Managing Customer Satisfaction|
|OM 536||Marketing Management|
Misericordia University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA.