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Master of Science in Administration

MSA degrees offered in Traditional and Evening formats

Earn your Master of Science in Administration with emphases available in Management, Marketing, and Project Management at Lindenwood University.

The Lindenwood University Accelerated Degree Program offers a master of science in administration (MSA). The program requires 48 credit hours and ensures that you acquire a broad set of business skills necessary for management and leadership positions in public, private, and government organizations. The master of science in administration includes coursework in disciplines such as organizational communications and assessment, management, marketing, finance, information systems, and project and brand management.

In addition to core courses, the MSA includes emphases in management, marketing, and project management.

Earning a MSA with Management Emphasis

Earning a Master of Science in Administration with an emphasis in Management requires you to take the core clusters plus 18 credit hours in an organizational communications cluster and an organizational assessment cluster. You will also be required to take the course Business Policies and Strategies.

Earning a MSA with Marketing Emphasis

A Master of Science in Administration with an emphasis in Marketing will require you to take core clusters plus 18 credit hours in either integrated promotional communications or product management. You will also have to complete the Business Policies and Strategies course.

Earning a MSA with Project Management Emphasis

A Master of Science in Administration with an emphasis in Project Management will require you to take core clusters plus 18 credit hours in Project Management in Business and Managing Project Execution. You will also have to complete a Project Management Capstone course.

Fast-Tracked Instruction for Adult Learners

The Accelerated Master of Science in Administration Program was developed for people like you; working a full- or part-time job wanting to advance your career by earning a graduate degree. This program offers you a compressed course schedule that can be completed by meeting typically just one night a week at a convenient on-campus or off-campus location.

A Program That Offers Convenience and Affordability

Classes meet typically just once a week in one of 8 locations in and around the St. Louis area, including our main campus in St. Charles, Mo., and sister campus in Belleville, Ill. Classes will be close to work or home, allowing you to more easily manage your busy lifestyle.

Master’s in Administration Faculty at Lindenwood University

Every Lindenwood University faculty member in the administration Accelerated Degree Program has considerable career experience as an administration professional. This gives you the opportunity to interact with both the instructor and your classmates and to comprehensively discuss cluster topics and how they relate to job responsibilities.

An Integrated Learning Experience Delivered by Experienced Faculty

Coursework in this accelerated program includes small-group discussions, oral presentations, written assignments, and assessments.

MSA Administration Job Outlook

The career outlook for supervisory administration jobs is solid in every sector. The mix of skills you will acquire in critical thinking, strategic management, communications, global operations, and organizational management will give you the opportunity to advance your career in fields including commerce, banking, finance, education, marketing, and information systems, to name just a few.

For more information on these career paths, consult the Occupational Outlook Handbook at the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301