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.
89% Graduation Rate
for students of Coker University’s Master of Science in Management and Leadership
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.
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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.
Corporate & Community Partner’s
Gold & Blue Scholarships
Coker offers the Corporate and Community Partners Gold Graduate Scholarship (50% off tuition) to employees of five local organizations:
- Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center
- Duke Energy
- McLeod Health
- North Industrial Machine
- Sonoco Products Company
Coker offers the Corporate and Community Partners Blue Graduate Scholarship (20% off tuition) to employees of three local technical colleges:
- Florence-Darlington Technical College
- Midlands Technical College
- Northeastern Technical College
Are you a Coker alum?
Alumni of Coker University get $5000 off of their degree when they return to Coker, starting in 2021, to complete a Master’s degree.
All alumni qualify automatically, and no additional application is required.
Meet Your Mentors
Director, Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurship
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Currently Serving as Assistant Professor of Business Publications Academy of Management Review, Journal of Business Venturing, Small Business…
Special Lecturer in Business
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“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.
Professor of Business
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Publications “Ask the Experts: Tips for Filling Up Your Rewards Tank,” WalletHub.com
Darryl A. Kelly
Special Lecturer of Business Administration
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CIVIC/COMMUNITY SERVICE Steering Committee, Leadership Florence Program, Florence Chamber of Commerce Mentor, South Carolina Youth Advocate Program, Inc. Francis…
Assistant Professor of Business
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Office Location Davidson Hall 212 Publications, Awards & Honors Litton, E., & Knight, R. (2021). Change Agency in the Myths of Prometheus. SAGE…
Melinda B. Norris
Associate Professor, Program Coordinator of the Business Administration major
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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, School of Business
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Office Location Davidson Hall, Room 215
Assistant Professor of Business
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“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…