24 months
370 USD/credit 6660 USD/year
370 USD/credit 6660 USD/year
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The Management MA course at the American Public University seeks to prepare students to become authentic, transformational leaders capable of managing organizational change. 


Course Details

Examine what it takes to become a transformational leader and visionary capable of developing and leading organizational change through the Management MA course at the American Public University.

As preparation for leading strategic initiatives, this program explores traditional and current issues leaders face. APU’s online master’s in management program introduces advanced concepts and tools vital in today's global markets. Coursework covers organizational behavior, project management, human resource management, ethics, and strategic planning. You will conduct research and develop business strategies applicable to private, nonprofit, and government environments. 

To conclude your studies, you prepare an ePortfolio showcasing how your learning ties to skills needed to manage a workforce today. 

Students must choose a concentration for this degree program:

  • Entrepreneurship 
  • General 
  • Human Resource Management 
  • Organizational Crisis Management 
  • Organizational Leadership 
  • Project Management 
  • Public Administration 
  • Strategic Consulting

What You Will Do

  • Conduct research on a business management problem, collect and analyze data, and communicate findings using qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Develop a strategic business plan
  • Evaluate management issues considering ethical, technological, structural, cultural, human, and environmental factors
  • Apply leadership and management concepts and practices to address the challenges of a global organization
  • Prepare an ePortfolio to demonstrate your learning


  • This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Public Administration
  • Strategic Consulting
  • Organizational Behavior 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 84 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Courses Start Monthly


36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU graduate programs require you to have earned a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Please read all graduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • If you have a non-U.S. transcript, please view our International Admissions page for more information.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    6660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 24 months.

$250 with military grant


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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