Master of Science in Management & Leadership
Every industry has one thing in common: a need for strong leaders.
Coker University invites current and future leaders to enroll in this online graduate program focusing on 21st-century management and leadership. Deepen your knowledge and expand your skills to become the competent and authentic influencer that today’s thriving companies desire.
Students explore topics such as motivating others, mobilizing teams, and leading individuals toward a shared goal. Every course in this 30-hour program is taught from a real-world perspective, preparing leaders who can address today’s unique challenges.
Key Classes for your success
Leadership & Team Management
This course provides students with the social science tools needed to solve organizational problems and influence the actions of individuals, groups and organizations. It prepares managers to understand how to best organize and motivate the human capital of the firm, manage social networks and alliances, and execute strategic change. This is accomplished through knowledge of competitive decision making, reward system design, team building, strategic negotiation, political dynamics, corporate culture and strategic organizational design.
Global Initiatives in Management
This course is an international business course designed to provide students with an introduction to the unique business opportunities, management practices and market dynamics of a specific country or region of the world. This course is focused on gaining knowledge of how a multinational corporation competes successfully in the marketplace, with a particular emphasis on the MNC’s global strategy levers and organizational factors within the context of its industry globalization drivers.
This course is designed to improve students’ skills in all phases of negotiation: understanding prescriptive and descriptive negotiation theory as it applies to dyadic and multiparty negotiations, to buyer-seller transactions and the resolution of disputes, to the development of negotiation strategy and to the management of integrative and distributive aspects of the negotiation process.
WHY CHOOSE COKER UNIVERSITY FOR YOUR MASTER’S DEGREE?
- 100% online program — further your education without pausing your career.
- Flexible format — complete your coursework on your schedule.
- Passionate professors — learn from a close-knit community of seasoned instructors.
- Collaborative nature — group projects provide hands-on leadership experience.
- A comprehensive approach — earn valuable credentials across functional areas.
- Competitive cost — because quality education should be affordable and accessible.
Want to learn more about the Master of Science in Management and Leadership program? Download our Program Preview for a full list of course descriptions, or contact admissions today at 1-800-950-1908.
Corporate Partners Graduate Scholarship
Coker offers the Corporate Partners Graduate Scholarship to employees of four local organizations:
- Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center
- Duke Energy
- McLeod Health
- Sonoco Products Company
Accepted applicants will receive 50% off tuition in Coker’s Master of Science in Management & Leadership program, a 100% online degree that prepares students with skills like change management, team-building, strategic planning, and much more!
Meet Your Mentors
Assistant Professor of Business; Director, Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurship
“I am so grateful for the opportunity to develop, guide, and connect with Coker students every day. Coker University allows me to serve as a…
Special Lecturer of Business Administration
“I believe that three of life’s greatest rewards are teaching, learning, and the opportunity to participate with others in the pursuit of their dreams….
Darrell Holliday, Jr.
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Assistant Professor of Business
Office Location Davidson Hall 212
Melinda B. Norris
Associate Professor, Department of Business Adminstration; Chair, The Department of Business Administration; Program Coordinator of the Business Administration major
I returned to the region to be closer to my family; my mom actually discovered the open visiting professor position at Coker University for me. In my interview…
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Office Location Davidson Hall, Room 215
Assistant Professor of Business Administration; Coordinator of the Business Management Program
“I started with Coker in 2009 as an adjunct and moved to a full-time role in the spring of 2013. I love teaching and working with the Coker students in both…
President of the College; Professor of Business Administration
“I came to Coker because I believed I could make a difference. I am a first-generation college student and believe I can relate to the challenges many of…