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Management Master’s Degree Program

  • Earn Your Way In

    Excel in 3 Degree Courses to Qualify for Admission

  • Format

    Online and On Campus

  • Average Course Tuition

    $3,100

  • Total Number of Courses

    12

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Gain a solid grounding in management theory and practice.

Study the core elements of management, including accounting, organizational behavior, economic theory, finance, marketing, and strategy.

What You'll Learn

Through the master’s degree in the field of management you:

  • Study the core elements of management, including accounting, organizational behavior, economic theory, finance, marketing, and strategy.
  • Develop an advanced understanding of leadership, corporate responsibility, digital marketing, and business communications, including mediation and negotiation.
  • Gain insight into the latest management theories and practices through case studies, group projects, and active learning experiences.
  • Earn an optional certificate in 12 different business fields, including corporate sustainability, innovation and entrepreneurship, marketing and digital strategy, or organizational behavior.

Your Harvard Degree
Master of Liberal Arts (ALM) in Extension Studies, field: Management.

Our Community at a Glance

Our management graduates work in a range of industries including biotechnology, banking, health care, defense, energy, investment & asset management, and more.

  • 35

    Average Age

  • 1

    Average Courses Taken Each Semester

  • 88%

    Work Full Time

  • 99%

    Would Recommend the Program

  • 75%

    Professional Experience in the Field

  • Most

    Pursued for Career Advancement

Getting Started: Admissions and Degree Requirements

At Harvard Extension School, your admission is based largely on your performance in three specific Harvard Extension courses that you complete before submitting an application.

To get started, we invite you to explore degree requirements, confirm your initial eligibility, and learn more about our unique “earn your way in” admissions process.

Cost and Financial Aid

Affordability is core to our mission. When compared to our continuing education peers, it’s a fraction of the cost.

Our Tuition (2022–23 rate) $3,100 per 4-credit course ($775 per credit)
Average Tuition of Peer Institutions $5,476 per course
Average Total Cost $37,200

After admission, you may qualify for financial aid. Typically, eligible students receive grant funds to cover a portion of tuition costs each term, in addition to federal financial aid options.

Finding balance was the biggest challenge during my time at Extension. But being able to attend class remotely was a huge help. I was on the road almost every week and was glad I could call in to class from wherever I was.