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Management, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #1 (ARWU) Cambridge, MA, United States
Gain a solid grounding in management theory and practice through foundational subjects, including economics, accounting, finance, strategy, marketing, organizational behavior, and management with this Master in Management from Harvard University. 

Overview

Key learning outcomes:

Through the Harvard University master’s degree in the field of Management you gain:

  • Study the core elements of management knowledge and skill, including accounting, organizational behavior, economic theory, finance, marketing, and strategy.
  • Develop an advanced understanding of leadership, corporate responsibility, digital media, and business communications, including mediation and negotiation.
  • Gain insight into the latest management theories and practices through case studies, instructor lectures, group projects, and active learning experiences.

Program Overview

The master’s degree includes 12 courses, with at least four taken on campus. Weekend on-campus options available.

  • Start your admission path. You begin by completing three degree courses, This coursework establishes your commitment and ability to perform well as a Harvard student. 
  • Apply to the program. While completing your third degree course, you submit the admission application. We have application cycles in the fall, spring, and summer.
  • Capstone option. You can choose a capstone track. In the entrepreneurship in action capstone, you'll work in a professional advisory team, supported by faculty and mentors on a real-world, client project. You'll apply concepts learned in the core courses to solve practical leadership challenges as a business advisor for a local, national, or international employer.
  • Continue your studies, online and on campus. As you progress through the program, you choose from courses offered on campus or online, year round in the fall, spring, or summer. You are required to take at least four or two courses on campus, depending upon the track.
  • Graduate with your Harvard degree. You participate in the annual Harvard Commencement, receiving your Harvard University degree: Master of Liberal Arts (ALM) in Extension Studies, field: Management.

Programme Structure

Core courses include:

  • 1 organizational behavior course
  • 1 microeconomic theory or economics of business course
  • 1 financial or managerial accounting course
  • 1 finance course
  • 1 marketing course
  • 1 enterprise management course
  • 1 strategy course

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    32 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

To begin the admission process, you simply register—no application needed—for the following three graduate-level degree courses.

Eligibility: You need to possess a four-year, US regionally accredited bachelor's degree or its foreign equivalent before enrolling in any degree-applicable courses. You cannot already have or be in the process of earning a master's degree in management or related field.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    33000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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  • Our graduate tuition is $2,750 per course; the total tuition cost of earning the graduate degree is approximately $33,000

Living costs for Cambridge

  • 1814 - 3760 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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