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Master of Management (MM)

months to complete
Only 31 credit hours
5- and 10-week blocks
per credit hour
$400/credit hour after scholarship discount

Forward-thinking, future-focused

Empowering the next generation of managers, mentors, and motivators.

Mount Mercy University’s Master of Management (MM) is designed for aspiring managers and motivated minds.

The management master’s degree is ideal for people from a variety of backgrounds, teaching the essential aspects of business necessary for those launching a career or seeking further development in their current field.

Earn your master’s degree in management from Mount Mercy, and prepare to reach your full potential.

What can you do with a management master’s degree?

Whether you’re just starting your career or running your own business as a budding entrepreneur, earning your Master of Management is a pivotal step toward increasing your lifelong earning potential and advancing your career.  

Build the skills employers want, gain the knowledge to effectively manage people, and grow—both personally and professionally.  

Our Master of Management is the program for today’s dynamic business environment.

Why a master’s in management from Mount Mercy?

Our management master’s degree program is practical, applicable, and experiential—helping you expand upon the human skills needed to excel in today’s dynamic business environment.

  • Experience a curriculum that keeps pace with the times
  • Collaborate with professors who are practicing professionals
  • Graduate ready to establish yourself and grow in your career

As you work toward your management master’s degree, you’ll focus on everything from managing talent and interpersonal competencies to dynamic marketing and professionalism and ethics. Build your professional network and develop your business knowledge through real-world experiences.

Earn your master’s in management degree on your schedule

Enjoy the flexibility to earn your master’s degree in management with a format that helps you balance work, school, and all your other responsibilities.

  • Choose from nine start dates
  • Take one course at a time
  • Enjoy manageable 5- and 10-week blocks
  • Complete your Master of Management degree in only 12 months

What can you do in our Master of Management program?

Thrive in a collaborative atmosphere. Learn from expert professors. Develop an entrepreneurial mindset, advance your career, and discover how to manage anywhere in an evolving work climate.

What will you learn in our Master of Management program?

Our market-driven curriculum prepares you to meet the high demand for managers and achieve success after graduation.

Study human capital principles. Analyze research. Learn about everything from budgeting and forecasting to planning and organizing. Acquire professional experience through an internship. Take what you learn and leverage it for mobility and flexibility in your management career.

Dardis training

As part of our MM, MBA, and MSL curriculum, you’ll gain valuable training on presentation skills and professional image from Dardis Communications to empower you in your career. In an increasingly competitive market, the ability to present, articulate your vision, and hone your personal brand could be the keys in setting you apart from the rest.

Customize your master’s degree in management

Earn a graduate certificate now, and apply it to your MM later. After just four courses (12-13 semester hours), you can earn a certificate in:

Even better, our certificates are stackable, allowing you to tailor your education to your career goals.

How can I afford a master’s in management degree?

You may be eligible for scholarships and loan programs. The first step is to complete your FAFSA, which helps determine state and federal aid available to you. Our federal school code is 001880. Contact our Financial Aid Office with any questions.

Get started on your master’s degree in management

Applications are accepted and reviewed year-round. Our graduate admissions team is here to help you reach your educational goals and answer your questions. 
  1. Complete your application
  2. Request official transcripts from all institutions previously attended. Email to or mail to:

Graduate Programs
Mount Mercy University
1330 Elmhurst Drive NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-4797

  • Must have a bachelor's degree in a related field
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Personal interview with program director may be requested

Which Business & Leadership program is right for me?


The key is to determine your goals, interests, and ambitions:

  • The Master of Management (MM) helps you gain the necessary business skills to launch or develop your career.

All three can help you grow in your career. Many students have completed a combination of programs.