Courses and Curriculum

On-Campus


The curriculum consists of 32 credit hours (22 core credits and 10 elective credits) designed to provide students with a solid business foundation. In Fall/Spring, courses are taught in 8-week modules. In Summer A/B courses are taught in 6 weeks.

  • 32 credit hours (22 core credits and 10 elective credits)
  • Classes are intense, fast moving and taught in 8-week modules.
  • The usual course load per module is 6 credits (3 classes).
  • Students may take up to 7 or 8 credits per module. Most graduate business courses are worth 2 credits each.
  • Elective study abroad opportunities available.

Curriculum

Spring Module 3 (early January to mid-March)
CoursesCreditsPrerequisites
ACG 5005 Financial Accounting2Workbook before class starts
GEB 5212 Professional Writing
(or GEB 5215)
1
MAR 5806 Marketing Management2
QMB 5304 Intro to Managerial Statistics2
Spring Module 4 (mid-March to early May)
CoursesCreditsPrerequisites
ACG 5075 Managerial Accounting2ACG 5005
ECP 5702 Managerial Economics2
GEB 5215 Professional Communication
(or GEB 5212)
1
MAN 5246 Organizational Behavior2
Summer A (mid-May to mid-June)
CoursesCreditsPrerequisites
BUL 5811 Law, Ethics & Organizations2
MAN 5502 Production & Operations Management2QMB5304
Graduate Business Elective 2
Fall Module 1 (late August to mid-October)
CoursesCreditsPrerequisitesMBA Track Elective*
FIN 5437 Finance I: Asset Val Risk Return2ACG 5005 & ACG 5075
Graduate Business Elective2
Graduate Business Elective2MIB section MAN 6636
Fall Module 2 (late October to mid-December)
CoursesCreditsPrerequisitesMBA Track Elective*
MAN6636 Global Strategic Management (Capstone)2
Graduate Business Elective2ECO 5715 (2)
Graduate Business Elective2FIN 5439 (2)
QMB 5305 (2) or QMB 6358 (2)
Total Credits: 32

*Spring start MSM’s wanting to pursue the MBA track must take the MIB section of MAN 6636 in Fall Module 1 and take the three MBA Track electives in Fall Module 2.

Summer B (late June - mid August)
CoursesCredits
BUL 5811 Law, Ethics & Organizations2
MAN 5246 Organizational Behavior2
GEB 5212 Professional Writing1
GEB 5215 Professional Communication1
Fall Module 1 (late August to mid-October)
CoursesCreditsPrerequisites
ACG 5005 Financial Accounting2Workbook before class starts
MAR 5806 Marketing Management2
QMB 5304 Intro to Managerial Statistics2
Fall Module 2 (late October to mid-December)
CoursesCreditsPrerequisitesMBA Track Elective*
ACG 5075 Managerial Accounting2ACG 5005
ECP 5702 Managerial Economics2
Graduate Business Elective2
Graduate Business Elective2
Spring Module 3 (early January to mid-March)
CoursesCreditsPrerequisitesMBA Track Elective*
FIN5437 Finance I: Asset Val Risk Return2ACG 5005 & ACG 5075
Graduate Business Elective2QMB 5305 (2) or QMB 6358 (2)
Graduate Business Elective2
Spring Module 4 (mid-March to early May)
CoursesCreditsPrerequisitesMBA Track Elective*
MAN 6636 Global Strategic Management (Capstone)2(capstone moves to module 3 – MIB section)
MAN 5502 Production & Operations Management2QMB 5304
Graduate Business Elective2FIN 5439 (2), ECO 5715 (2)
Total Credits: 32
Fall Module 1 (late August to mid-October)
CoursesCreditsPrerequisites
ACG 5005 Financial Accounting2Workbook before class starts
GEB 5212 Professional Writing
(or GEB 5215)
1
MAR 5806 Marketing Management2
QMB 5304 Intro to Managerial Statistics2
Fall Module 2 (late October to mid-December)
CoursesCreditsPrerequisites
ACG 5075 Managerial Accounting2ACG 5005
ECP 5702 Managerial Economics2
GEB 5215 Professional Communication
(or GEB 5212)
1
MAN 5246 Organizational Behavior2
Spring Module 3 (early January to mid-March)
CoursesCreditsPrerequisitesMBA Track Elective*
FIN5437 Finance I: Asset Val Risk Return2ACG 5005 & ACG 5075
Graduate Business Elective2QMB 5305 (2) or QMB 6358 (2)
Graduate Business Elective2
Spring Module 4 (mid-March to early May)
CoursesCreditsMBA Track Elective*
MAN 6636 Global Strategic Management (Capstone)2
Graduate Business Elective2ECO 5715 (2)
Graduate Business Elective2FIN 5439 (2)
Summer A (mid-May to mid-June)
CoursesCreditsPrerequisites
BUL 5811 Law, Ethics & Organizations2
MAN 5502 Production & Operations Management2QMB 5304
Graduate Business Elective 2
Total Credits: 32

Core Courses

Core courses are designed for students without prior business knowledge.

22 credits required:

  • ACG 5005 Financial Accounting
  • ACG 5075 Managerial Accounting
  • BUL 5811 Law, Ethics, and Organizations
  • ECP 5702 Managerial Economics
  • FIN 5437 Finance I: Asset Value Risk Return
  • GEB 5212 Professional Writing (1 credit)
  • GEB 5215 Professional Communication (1 credit)
  • MAN 5246 Organizational Behavior
  • MAN 5502 Production & Ops Management
  • MAN 6636 Global Strategic Management (Capstone)
  • MAR 5806 Marketing Management
  • QMB 5304 Intro. Managerial Statistics

Elective Courses

10 Credits

  • Choose business electives from a variety of subject areas such as entrepreneurship, finance, information systems & operations management, international business, and real estate. All courses on the MSM course schedule have been approved to count as electives.
  • Study abroad (optional).
  • Take graduate-level, non-business electives (up to 9 credits).

UF MBA Track Electives

If you plan to pursue the UF MBA program within 7 years of earning your MSM degree, you should consider taking the following electives to be eligible for the Full-Time MBA One-Year Business Majors option or One-Year Online option:

  • ECO 5715 Open Economy Macroeconomics
  • FIN 5439 Finance II Capital Structure & Risk Management
  • QMB 5305 Advanced Managerial Statistics or QMB 6358

The UF MBA eligibility and admissions requirements are different than the MSM program’s requirements. Visit the UF MBA website for more information on admissions requirements and program options.

*Spring start MSM’s wanting to pursue the MBA track must take the MIB section of MAN 6636 in Fall Module 1 and take the three MBA Track electives in Fall Module 2.


Certificates

Students are allowed to take up to 9 graduate-level credits outside of the Warrington College of Business. Some students chose to pursue UF Graduate Certificates. Refer to the UF Graduate School for a full list of Graduate Certificates.

Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality Business Management

The Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality Business Management is jointly offered by the Hough Graduate School of Business and the UF Eric Friedheim Tourism Institute.

To earn this certificate, MSM students must complete a total of 10 credits (5 courses). Four of the 10 credits are MSM core courses (MAN 5246 and MAN 5502) and the remaining 6 credits are completed from a selection of courses.