The program is meant for recently graduated non-business degree students with less than one year of work experience.
Yes, economics majors can apply but under the conditions that it is the B.A. Degree in Economics (not B.S. Degree) and is earned from the Liberal Arts College within a University and not earned from the University's Business School.
Calculus is not required. For students without a strong math background, it is suggested that they take calculus prior to matriculating.
There is no work experience required for this program. Prospective students with a year or less of work experience will be considered.
The MS in Management Program is not a substitute for an MBA. Instead, it provides a solid business foundation to launch graduates into their business careers. An MBA builds on this foundation by blending coursework into the context of previous professional work experience.
Beginning with the Fall 2020 - Spring 2021 academic year, to address the current COVID-19 pandemic, the MS in Management program is being offered in a variety of modalities including a combination of remote-synchronous and flexible-classroom learning. The modality for Fall 2021-Spring 2022 has not yet been determined.
The MS in Management Program can be completed in 9 months, including the required pre-term orientation in August.
The MS in Management Program is comprised of 32 credit hours.
The 9 month program is carefully designed to flow in a logical order, therefore students follow a required lockstep sequence of coursework. Students will not be permitted to vary their courses or schedule outside of this design.
No, the program is designed to be a complete, cohort program, so no waivers or substitutions are allowed.
The program begins every August with a pre-term orientation session.
This mandatory orientation, sets the stage for the academic and professional expectations throughout the program. A one week pre-term orientation designed around the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) annual Job outlook survey that identifies the top attributes employers seek on applicants’ resumes.
You will discover what behaviors are effective in a fast-paced, changing world and workplace, learn how to use your voice and leadership to get more done faster, better with less through comprehensive communications and presentation skills workshops. You will also be well prepared for campus recruiters with resume, cover letter, mock interview, and LinkedIn workshops. Exposure to business executives, alumni, and networking opportunities enable you to identify career opportunities. Team building activities, discussions, and lectures round out the experience.
The program's tuition is $51,020 (AY 2021-2022) and can be made payable over two semesters.
There are no additional costs for the consulting projects, but there will be an additional cost for the international immersion options.
Yes, college-based financial aid is available for MS in Management. Please indicate on application if you would like to be considered for financial aid.
You may view our application deadlines on the MS in Management Admissions page.
The application requirements include:
-Online application and $75 application fee
-GMAT or GRE (optional)
-Two letters of recommendation
Generally 2-4 weeks after your completed application has been submitted.
Yes, you may request an optional interview. It can be conducted on campus or via Zoom. You must request the interview at the time you submit your application. An interview may be required for international students.
The applicant will enter the recommenders' names and email addresses into the online application and upon notice from Lehigh, the recommenders will submit their letters of recommendation.
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