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M.S. in Management

The M.S. Management program provides individuals from any area of study or professional discipline with the skills and knowledge to effectively manage and lead operations, people, and technology.  The program integrates critical competency areas around organizations,  leadership, financial and data management, as well as ethics and project management. 

Students will choose tracks in organizational leadership, information technology or training and human capital development as a part of the program sequence.  

This program is 100% online.


Students will be able to:

  • collect data and create visually appealing charts and graphs to present their findings to their client.
  • evaluate organizational management challenges and propose solutions that address Data and Financial Management.
  • demonstrate their competence to communicate strategies for different audiences and sectors through the creation of a policy that reflects ethical and cultural  considerations.
  • demonstrate that they can apply relevant leadership development principles to collaborate and perform effectively on interprofessional teams.

“The program has really been career-changing. I use the tools that are being taught throughout my day."

Jill Benedict '01 & '24
An Agent for Change

SUNY Potsdam Professor Dr. Seon Levius knows that business technology has no meaning without the human element. Drawing from core principles of his Business Process Analysis course, Levius is bringing a broad perspective in ICT, policy and human resources to help a Caribbean disaster management agency operate effectively in the digital age.

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Path of the Professional

After landing her dream job as the executive director for the St. Regis Tribal Gaming Commission in Akwesasne, Jill Benedict ’01 & ’24 was still looking for ways to challenge herself. Twenty years after receiving her undergraduate degree from SUNY Potsdam, she has returned to her alma mater to pursue a graduate degree in management—allowing her to parlay her educational experiences into transferrable leadership skills for the Mohawk government.

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Dr. Gregory A. Gardner has been many things to many people throughout his varied career: Military intelligence officer. Visiting professor. Business expert. Colleague. Friend. No matter his role, he has always focused his efforts on advancing democracy and promoting free commerce—first with the U.S. Air Force, and later as a SUNY Potsdam faculty member and Fulbright Scholar.

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Seeds of Change

In an ever-changing world, SUNY Potsdam is at the forefront of adapting to the times, and developing relevant academic offerings for students. During the Spring 2021 semester, Dr. Christa Haifley offered a Cannabusiness class for the first time—one of three new courses that will form the backbone of a Cannabis Studies minor currently being developed at the College.

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