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Pathway to Business Grad Degree

No bachelor's degree in business? The online MS in management prepares you for advancement by using your existing experience instead of prerequisites. You'll increase your promotional opportunities and your knowledge base.

100% Flexible

It's 100% on your schedule and 100% online. Online and on your schedule doesn't mean on your own. Award-winning faculty, advisors, and our skilled Career Services team will guide you to your goals.

Quality, Accredited University

Our accredited program boasts a 92% successful outcomes rate for graduates working in some of the world's largest corporations.

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The numbers tell the story…

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Top 5% 
business programs worldwide

department graduates employed or in grad school

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  • AACSB accreditation
  • No undergraduate business degree required
  • Faculty mentors with business experience
  • Courses reviewed with Quality Matters
  • Just 2 prerequisites needed
AACSB accreditation
NIBS accreditation

We let our graduates do the talking...

"The one thing at Southeast that made the biggest difference in my career was the mentorship and collaboration with Dr. Charles Wiles, who I worked with closely. By working with Dr. Wiles, my learning extended beyond the textbooks to acquiring insights not known before."Anders Tjernlund '90, Business Administration

Our Alumni Go Places.

Being among the top 5% of business programs in the world gives you the knowledge and credentials for the career you want.

Below are just a few examples of the companies who hire graduates from the Harrison College of Business and Computing at Southeast Missouri State.

  • Anders CPAs + Advisors /AT&T
  • Bunge North America
  • Dell Secureworks
  • DHL Supply Chain
  • Edward Jones
  • Ernst & Young
  • Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
  • Garmin
  • Google
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • KPMG
  • Major Brands
  • Metlife
  • MGM Resorts International
  • Microsoft
  • Mondi
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Qualtrics
  • pwc
  • TDAmeritrade
  • TG Missouri
  • The Bank of Missouri
  • Thompson Financial Advisors
  • TricorBraun
  • Tyson Foods Inc.
  • U.S. Bank
  • Vizient, Inc.

Southeast's Master of Science in management enhances your career opportunities with specialized areas in only the areas of business you need. Study the latest strategic theory from our experienced faculty, and the management skills relevant to you.

The degree is especially well-suited if you don't have an undergraduate business degree but are employed in positions with managerial responsibilities.

All of the programs within the Harrison College of Business hold the prestigious accreditation of the AACSB. Accreditation by the Network of International Business Schools (NIBS) recognizes us for "deep" internationalization of all facets of our business program. Only 4 institutions in the U.S. have received this distinction.

  • Undergraduate grade point average of 2.75 or above on a 4.0 scale (overall or in last 60 hours)
  • At least 3 years of appropriate full time work experience
  • Current resume/vita including names and contact information of 3 professional/business references
  • Letter of intent addressing preparation for graduate study, ability to succeed at the graduate level, and professional goals and objectives.
  • Official GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT score

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  • BA 600. Organizational Behavior in Practice.
    Explores challenges in managing and leading employees in a dynamic environment. (3)
  • BA 620. Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods.
    The course provides an analysis of the types, sources, methods, philosophy of business research, and completion of a research project. (3)
  • BA 641. Entrepreneurship.
    This course emphasizes the entrepreneurship processes and methods for analyzing new venture start-up opportunities. (3)

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  • Dr. Matt Mardanov has been recognized for excellence in research by the European Applied Research Conference. He has written a book and articles for various journals. His research interests include foreign direct investments and country risk analysis as well as the political economy of globalization.

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