The Master of Arts in Management online is offered through a 36-39-hour program in the School of Business, the MAM with a specialization in Human Resource Management can be completed in 18 months. The program is designed for students new to Wayland and all courses required for the degree are available online. Students enrolling in the program will be assigned to a cohort of 20 students who will proceed through the program as a group.

Wayland offers a variety of majors and undergraduate and graduate programs to students who want the best education among Christian colleges.  WBU’s educational system revolves around the encouragement, education, empowerment, and inspiration of students through the presence of Christ.

The Master of Arts in Management is designed for individuals who are currently in management positions and it prepares students for the challenges of management in the 21st century. These online degrees focus on developing leadership, communications, and interpersonal skills, and the freedom to accomplish tasks, set goals, and develop relationships necessary for professional development.

Wayland’s Master online degree programs offer working professional students an opportunity to enhance their education and improve their careers with classes and schedules that accommodate a rigorous work schedule. 

Admission Requirements

Prospective students must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. A student having undergraduate courses in management, human resource management, marketing and information systems could be awarded credit for BUAD 5300.  Students not having courses in at least two of the areas are required to take BUAD 5300-Foundations of Management Theory and Practice during the first term of enrollment in the MAM degree program.

Students desiring to enter the graduate program must submit the following documents:

  • Completed graduate application for admission
  • Non-refundable application fee of $50 (current and past WBU students are excused from this fee)
  • Official transcripts from each institution previously attended

  • Application files will not be evaluated until all the above requirements are met. For specific information on entering the graduate program at Wayland, contact the Graduate Studies Office at 1-877-844-4544.

    Academic Advising

    The Virtual Campus makes available online all the general information needed by students of the Degree Program Online. Any questions having to do with the Graduate Program procedures may be addressed to the Graduate Studies Office at 1-877-844-4544 . Specific questions regarding academic issues of the Master of Arts in Management degree will need to be addressed to Dr. Otto Schacht, Dean of the School of Business.

    Dr. Otto

    Course Rotation

    Courses for the MAM-HRM will follow this rotation (core courses in bold)
    • First term
      • BUAD 5300--Foundations of Management Theory and Practice
      • MGMT 5309--Human Resource Management
      • MGMT 5320--Research Methods
    • Second term
      • MGMT 5305--Organizational Theory
      • MISM 5306--Management Information Systems
    • Third term
      • MGMT 5306--Leadership and Management Development
      • MGMT 5325--Organizational Development & Behavior
    • Fourth term
      • BUAD 5304--Business Ethics
      • MGMT 5343--Compensation, Benefit, & Performance
    • Fifth term
      • MGMT 5315--Business Legal Environment
      • MGMT 5326--International Management
    • Sixth term
      • MGMT 5345--Employee Recruitment
      • MGMT 5312--Strategic Management