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Master in Management
Earn Your Master of Management Degree

The master of management (MM) degree prepares individuals to excel in management and leadership of people in the corporate, nonprofit, and governmental sectors. Not only will you study foundational business topics—including ethics, accounting, economics, and marketing—you will also develop the skills and strategies to manage complex organizational issues, lead strong teams, and advance the mission and success of your organization.

Why Choose North Park

Why North Park?

A master of management degree from the School of Business and Nonprofit Management will not only cover the topics you need, but will help you develop a strong, ethical leadership style that you can apply in businesses and organizations across a wide range of industries. Classes are taught by dedicated, expert faculty in an accelerated format and take place at night, on weekends, and online—flexible enough to fit into your schedule. Coursework in our fully-accredited program integrates theory with real-life situations to help you develop strategies for success and implement best practices in your management career.

Study In-Person or Online

The North Park MM can be completed through traditional face-to-face classes, 100% online, or through a combination of formats. Classes are available at our main campus in Chicago or at the University Center of Lake County in suburban Grayslake. Online courses work around your schedule, with no specific weekly class time. Choose the combination of class locations that fits your learning style and schedule.

Learn more about campus locations and online options.

MM Coursework

Advance your professional career through practical coursework that includes:

  • Ethical Leadership
  • Managing Diversity and Conflict
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Advanced Marketing Management
  • Change Management

Learn more about the courses and requirements for the MM.

Alumni Profile

After more than a decade managing a major retail store for Gap Inc. in Chicago, Troy Swanson G'13 knew he needed to earn a master's degree to advance his career. His MM has opened new opportunities within the company as well as increased his own knowledge and skill in approaching competition, leadership, and conflict within his industry.

Learn more about Troy's experience.

Troy Swanson
Meet the Faculty

Our MM courses are taught by faculty with decades of experience in the theory and practice of modern business. Your professors have PhDs in core subjects like economics, finance, and management; we also draw practitioner faculty from some of Chicago’s most successful corporations and nonprofits.

Meet the School of Business and Nonprofit Management faculty and our adjunct instructors.

Michele Wayte
Scholarships and Financial Aid

The School of Business and Nonprofit Management offers a comprehensive scholarship program to help you afford the education you desire. Most students qualify for awards that reduce their tuition costs between 10% and 35% throughout their degree or certificate program. Some awards are based on performance in previous undergraduate or graduate degrees; we also offer a scholarship in recognition of those work in nonprofit organizations.

Learn more.

Lifetime Learning Program

Lifelong learning is a necessity for professionals in our fast-paced culture and expanding world of technology. We are proud to partner with our alumni as they maintain relevant skills for whatever careers they pursue. After completing a master’s degree from the School of Business and Nonprofit Management, you can return to take any business and nonprofit courses—even complete another degree or a certificate—at a 50% tuition discount.

Certificate Options

Graduate-level certificate allow you to add value to your degree in a specific area, from management to finance to marketing and more. Complete one of 17 business and nonprofit certificates through elective options available with the MM so you won’t add time or cost to your degree program.

Learn more about graduate certificate options.

Course Waivers

Many business and nonprofit professionals have already earned a degree in their field, and North Park recognizes the value of this previous education. If you completed a similar undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited institution within the previous 10 years, you may qualify to waive up to five courses in your degree program. Contact the admissions team to learn more.