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Program at a Glance

Program
Master
College(s)
College of Business
Department(s)
Management
$369.65 per credit hour
$1,194.05 per credit hour

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The Integrated Business track in the Master of Science in Management (MSM/IB) provides students who have a recent, non-business undergraduate degree and limited professional work experience with an introduction to critical, in-demand business processes and helps them develop a wide range of transferable skills that employers value highly. Skills learned in this degree program are applicable across industries and organizations whether they be large or small, for-profit or nonprofit.

This is a full-time, lock-step, one-year program offered on the main campus.

The 30-credit hour, a 10-course curriculum introduces students to business operations from a managerial perspective and to a variety of important business processes that are useful across industries and job titles, including data analysis, human resources management, project management, and sales. In addition, a wide variety of important transferable skills are emphasized, including conflict resolution, critical thinking, data-driven decision making, ethics, leadership, negotiation, oral presentation, teamwork, and written communication. The fully face-to-face program uses a unique flipped-classroom design, which involves providing access to students to online course materials prior to in-class meetings during which students engage in team-based active learning that requires integrating the activities with course materials in practical ways. In this pedagogical model, the instructor serves as a facilitator, consultant, coach, and mentor to the team, rather than a talking head who lectures at the front of the room. The program is designed for recent graduates from non-business disciplines who wish to enter into a professional business career but who do not feel workplace ready. The program culminates in a business strategy class coupled with either an internship or a team-based applied field project.

Highlights:

  • A 12-month, full-time program
  • 12-hour course load in each of the first two semesters, 6-hour load in the third (final) semester.
  • Offered at UCF's main campus
  • Cohort (lock-step) program
  • Each class meets once per week
  • No work experience requirement

Total Credit Hours Required: 30 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

Career Opportunities

UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. Here, you’ll experience a wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships nearby. Achieve your degree and more as a Knight.
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