Master degree programs are advanced degrees beyond the Bachelor level, and are attainable through the University Center Gaylord.
Master of Business Administration
The Spring Arbor University Master of Business Administration program seeks to combine the best of conventional academic training with the best of field-based learning. Offered online with residency requirements, MBA curriculum addresses decision-making found in accounting, information systems, operations, finance, human resources, marketing, and law. It also incorporates entrepreneurial, leadership and international elements into the courses, as well as faith and learning components informing decisions and ethical considerations.
Master of Arts in Management and Organizational Leadership
The 36-credit hour Master of Arts in Management and Organizational Leadership program is delivered in a blended online/face-to-face/online learning format and can be completed in as little as 18 months. Suited to fit busy schedules, this program fosters a supportive classroom environment for adult learners from diverse academic and professional backgrounds.
Within this accelerated program, students will develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to manage tasks and build relationships while effectively leading the organization, with focus given to critical participation as a team player.
The curriculum emphasizes current and emerging organizational leadership and management theories, along with best practices, in order to prepare learners who are interested in advancing within their organizations or taking on greater responsibility as leaders.
Master in Social Work
All MSW programs at Michigan State University are fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). All provide the academic courses and field experiences required to develop the ten core social work competencies identified by CSWE and the social work practice community. The primary focus of the MSW Program is preparation for foundation and advanced practice in clinical social work (micro-level interventions) and organization and community practice (macro-level interventions). The generalist foundation prepares students for practice through development of the ten core competencies at the beginning or basic level, through course and field experiences