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Administration: General Administration Concentration, M.S.A.

College of Education and Human Services

222 Rowe Hall; 989-774-6525

Course Designator:

MSA - Master of Science in Administration

Minimum Totals for Graduation: 36 hours

The General Administration concentration is designed to serve the needs of a very heterogeneous group of students. The intent is to offer a program of study which provides moderate structure through study in areas that are applicable to a wide variety of administrative settings. In addition, the student is afforded considerable flexibility in designing a program of study which avoids duplication of previous course work, training, or experience by allowing additional study in areas of choice

Program Requirements

 

General Administration

 

Master of Science in Administration Core Requirements

See Master of Science in Administration for:

  • Admission Requirements, Retention and Termination Standards
  • Accelerated Master of Science in Administration
  • Required Core I (15 hours)
  • Required Core II (3 hours)

General Administration Concentration (15-18 hours)

Guide to Choosing Courses

Students will complete courses in a variety of administrative areas. The student has the flexibility to design a unique program of study intended to acquire or enhance administrative skills. Substitutions must be recommended by the advisor and approved by the MSA Director.

Select from the following:

BIS 601Information Systems

3(3-0)

CED 555Human Relations Skills

3(3-0)

COM 560Communication and Social/Organizational Change

3(3-0)

COM 561Communication in Conflict Management

3(3-0)

COM 665Seminar in Communication and Negotiation in Employee Relations

3(3-0)

COM 667Seminar in Intercultural Communication

3(3-0)

CPS 603Computer Information Systems

3(3-0)

EDL 610Grants and Fund Procurement

3(3-0)

EDL 612Methods and Techniques of Training and Development

3(3-0)

EDL 620Administration Within Diverse Populations

3(3-0)

EDL 624Planning for Instruction in Nontraditional Settings

3(3-0)

EDL 626The Adult Learner

3(3-0)

EDL 751Program Evaluation and Review

3(3-0)

EDL 760Leadership Theory and Practice

3(3-0)

IET 500Production Concepts

3(3-0)

IET 524Technology and Environment

3(3-0)

MGT 643Human Resource Management

3(3-0)

MGT 646Labor Relations Issues

3(3-0)

MGT 649Seminar in Organizational Development

3(3-0)

MGT 667International Business

3(3-0)

MKT 555Market and Sales Forecasting

3(3-0)

MKT 560International Marketing

3(3-0)

MSA 501The Emotionally Intelligent Organization

3(3-0)

MSA 502Workforce Improvement Strategies in Corporate/Non-profit Organizations

3(3-0)

MSA 503Gender and Generational Supervision

3(3-0)

MSA 506Evaluation, Coaching and Mentoring

3(3-0)

MSA 510The Culturally Intelligent Organization

3(3-0)

MSA 520Ethics in Digital Transformation

3(3-0)

MSA 521Digital Culture & Social Media Strategies

3(3-0)

MSA 522Digital Leadership

3(3-0)

MSA 530WIFoundations of Wellness Administration

3(3-0)

MSA 573WIWorkplace Violence: Awareness and Prevention

3(3-0)

MSA 607Program Management in Complex Organizations

3(3-0)

MSA 608Succession Planning

3(3-0)

MSA 609Ethical and Legal Dimensions of Private Sector Organizations

3(3-0)

MSA 618International and Comparative Employment Relations

3(3-0)

MSA 647People and Project Administration

3(3-0)

MSA 660Marketing Administration

3(3-0)

MSA 677Disruption, Innovation, Transformation and Change

3(3-0)

PAD 523WIFundamentals of Grant Writing and Management

3(3-0)

PAD 622Strategic Planning for Public/Non-Profit Organizations

3(3-0)

PAD 711Public Personnel Management

3(3-0)

PAD 785Strategic Leadership

3(3-0)

PHL 518Professional Ethics

3(3-0)

PSC 514American Public Policy Making

3(3-0)

PSC 522Regulatory Processes and Administrative Law

3(3-0)

PSC 555International Law I

3(3-0)

RPL 521Fund Development & Grant Writing for Public & Non-profit Organizations

3(3-0)

Cognate Courses (0-3 hours)

Select any course offered within any MSA degree program concentration in consultation with an academic advisor: A course outside of the MSA program must be approved by the MSA Director. The MSA 690, Internship, course must be planned in advance and approved by the MSA Director. Special topics courses may be used as a cognate or may be available for specific concentrations.

 
MSA 690Internship

1-3(Spec)

MSA 696Special Topics

3(3-0)

 

Total: 36 semester hours