Earn an Online M.S. in Management and Organizational Behavior

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Lead, Motivate and Inspire Your Team to Success

Leading a team is easier and more effective if you understand the team. With an online Master of Science in Management and Organizational Behavior from Benedictine University, you’ll have insight into group behavioral dynamics and how they affect your organization’s success. BenU was one of the first universities to offer an MSMOB nearly 50 years ago and we have an innovator in the field ever since.

Through this degree, you’ll learn to create and successfully implement management policies, allowing you to adopt and mold group behavior to better fit your organization’s goals.

This course is designed to be taken one class at a time in eight-week terms, but you can opt for our accelerated track and earn your degree in as little as a year. You may also be able to waive up to four courses depending on your work experience.

When you make the choice to earn your online degree from Benedictine University, you choose to not compromise. Your career stays on track as you balance online classes with work and you graduate with enhanced skills and a degree from a prestigious and historic university. Compromise is not in our vocabulary…nor should it be in yours.

Gain a 360o View of Business and Behavior

Earning your MS in Management and Organizational Behavior will prepare you to positively affect the human side of a company. While coursework is 100% online, there is a two-day, on-site lecture series held on our Lisle, Illinois campus, outside of Chicago.

Choose from our traditional format of one course at a time or our accelerated learning team model. The rigorous accelerated program allows you to complete your degree in half the amount of time and progress together with the same group of classmates.

Customize Your Degree to Match Your Goals

The online MSMOB from Benedictine University is a powerhouse degree, particularly when complemented with one of four in-demand concentrations.

Change Management provides knowledge to prepare students for the world of change, and to leverage their human skills such as training and development. Exposure to the role of consulting, the ability to work and improve teams, and understanding the role of the organization development practitioner will be explored in this concentration.

Digital marketing uses social media platforms to engage your audience to build your brand. This curriculum covers topics such as increasing web traffic leads to impact sales, advertising on various platforms, publishing social media content, and listening to your audience.

With increasingly intense competition, businesses demand timely and cost-effective development plans. These courses offer you an understanding of organizational behavior, effective team-building skills, conflict management and resolution, as well as skills to effectively manage the financial side of projects.

Students will develop the knowledge and skills in human resource functions, explore cutting-edge concepts in talent management, business intelligence, and ethics. This concentration is appropriate for students or working professionals in the Human Resources and Talent Management arena.

Engage with Your Education

With a focus on usability and design, our online learning framework–Engage Learning Management System (LMS)—is built according to industry best practices and is always improving. It’s easy to use, facilitates communication through live chat with faculty and classmates, and gives you an increased social presence.

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Connect to Your Future

Learning online may not feel like a traditional college experience because it’s not. The curriculum mirrors that of an on-campus program and the professors are the same. But online learning gives you more say in how earning your degree fits into your already busy life. You determine how to balance your online program with work, family and other commitments. BenU gives you all the student support and career-related services you’d find on campus. Connecting to your future online may be the best choice for you.

A Curriculum That Builds Leaders

Earning an online M.S. in Management and Organizational Behavior from Benedictine University takes commitment, foresight, ambition and a willingness to learn. It’s no coincidence that these are also the qualities of leadership. As a BU student, you are just not taught to lead–you’re expected to. Our curriculum is designed and taught by experts in their respective fields. We provide a transformative and integrative educational experience that thoroughly prepares you for your career while helping you shape a life of meaning and purpose as an engaged citizen.

Core courses in this curriculum include:

MNGT 6101 Organizational Behavior Theory and Contemporary Practice

Covers the basic theory and application of administration and management. Emphasizes organizational behavior, including problems of motivation, leadership, organizational design and organization culture.

MNGT 6205 Global Change

Examines and analyzes organization development (OD) values and their relationship with national and cultural values globally. Consists of an overview and case studies involving application and adaptation of management and OD practices to local situations differing by organization and national culture.

MNGT 6401 Leadership and Ethics in a Global Environment

Examines important ethical theories and considers the need for social responsibility in business and other organizations. Studies the ethical dilemmas faced by leaders in such areas as marketing, product safety, the environment, and job discrimination.

MNGT 6304 Human Resources and Talent Management

Introduction to strategic human resource management. Covers the relationship of business and HR planning and the changing character of the workforce. Provides systemic overview of recruiting, training, compensation, and diversity, inclusion, legal issues, and employee relations.

Embark on a High-Paying Career

With an MS in Management and Organizational Behavior from BenU, you’ll be in demand across a spectrum of industries. The combination of business acumen and behavioral insight will make you a prime candidate for executive positions in the private, public and non-profit sectors.

Annual Median Wages for MSMOB-related Jobs 2020

  1. Management Analyst: $87,6603
  2. Training and Development Manager: $115,6404
  3. Human Resources Manager: $121,2204
  4. Top Executive: $107,6804

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