Elmira College’s Master of Science (M.S.) in General Management is designed around performance-based experiences that will build real-world skills and knowledge to prepare you for success in any industry.

The program consists of 36 credits of required coursework, including the capstone graduate seminar. It is designed for completion within a 15-month or a two-year time frame. For more information, please contact graduate@elmira.edu.

General Management

The Master of Science (M.S.) in General Management is designed for individuals planning a career in management, current managers, and individuals with aspirations for career advancement. It requires satisfactory completion of 12 courses totaling 36 semester credits. There are no electives. The degree is comprised of performance-based learning experiences intended to develop the essential knowledge and skill competencies required for general managers.

Unique Capstone Experience

The capstone graduate seminar provides you the opportunity to develop a capstone project relevant to professional practice and employ the skills learned throughout your program of study. You will present your proposed project to colleagues and relevant stakeholders to demonstrate content mastery. Capstone projects are designed to demonstrate critical thinking skills and problem-solving ability within a collaborative paradigm of management.

Graduate Advanced Certificate

This degree is available as a Graduate Advanced Certificate. The advanced certificate provides a pathway to gain subject matter expertise if you already hold a baccalaureate or advanced degree.

Finance B.S. & M.S. in Management (Four-Year Program)

What is Finance 3+1?

Pursue both your Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Finance plus a Master of Science (M.S.) in Management and graduate in the same time frame as your peers. Elmira’s unique Finance 3+1 program offers you the opportunity to earn two degrees in just four years.

With complementary undergraduate and graduate degrees, you’ll be equipped for career success upon graduation. Alumni from this program have gone on to lead in the field of finance and excel as accountants, analysts, and financial directors.

The coursework in Finance 3+1 is strategically designed to maximize student learning. You will be able to choose from one of three finance concentrations, pursue electives within your major, and complete a master’s program all within four years.

Elmira is proud to be part of the CFA® Institute University Affiliation Program. The CFA® sets a standard for developing the skills, competence, and integrity of financial analysts, portfolio managers, investment advisors, and other investment professionals worldwide. At Elmira, we will prepare you to sit for the CFA® certification examination and evolve your career.

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