Master of Science in Administration
The Master of Science in Administration (MSA) prepares you for advanced management and leadership roles in public, non-profit, and private agencies. You will learn from experienced faculty who are excellent teachers and researchers, and are focused on moving you to the cutting edge of your field.
Customize your degree for your career
The MSA offers several areas of specializations that ensures your degree is relevant to your career. MSA specializations include:
- Acquisition and Contract Administration
- Database Administration
- Geographic Information Science
- Health Care Administration
- Human Performance Technology
- Public Administration
- Software Engineering Administration
All students complete a 12-hour core curriculum that focuses on business theory and practices in areas including organizational behavior, marketing, finance, accounting, eBusiness, economics, and evaluation. These courses provide the student with an introduction to the functional business foundations that are critical for leaders to effectively and efficiently face today’s challenges. The common core courses are:
|MAN 6156||Management and Organizational Behavior||3.0|
|EME 6358||Evaluation for MSA Professionals||1.5|
|GEB 5870||E-Business Systems||1.5|
|GEB 5871||Managerial Economics||1.5|
|GEB 5872||Financial Management I||1.5|
|GEB 5875||Management Skills and Applications||1.5|
|GEB 5876||Marketing Management||1.5|
Total Core Curriculum Hours: 12
Students living outside of Florida may receive an out-of-state waiver which must be applied for each term. Alabama residents also qualify for tuition differentials which reduces out-of-state fees. For more information, please visit the UWF Online Catalog Tuition and Fees Page.
Scholarships and Assistantships Available
Scholarships, Graduate Assistantships, Research Assistantships, and Teaching Assistantships are available through the Department which houses your MSA specialization. Contact the MSA Coordinator in your Department for more information.