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M.A. in Management

With a Master of Arts in Management from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, you’ll develop the knowledge, perspectives, and skills needed to serve as a leader who promotes effective performance in today’s changing business environment.

Unlike a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), the M.A. in Management curriculum is intentionally designed to build analytical and interpersonal skills, providing broad exposure to the topics managers most encounter—finance, marketing, project management, communication, human resources, legal issues, and ethics.

As with all Saint Mary’s programs, students who enroll in the M.A. in Management program will receive instruction from professors who are leaders in the field and will build a professional network that will support them in their educational journeys and beyond.

From Start to Finish

The M.A. in Management program consists of 11 3-credit courses and a 3-credit capstone.

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Applicants must submit the following:

  1. Completed application form with the nonrefundable application fee (fee not required for alumni or students seeking readmission or veterans and active military personnel), and
  2. An official transcript issued to Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota from the institution posting the applicant’s completed bachelor degree and other relevant transcripts documenting program prerequisites and potential transfer credits. (An official transcript is one that is sent to the university by the credit-granting institution. Transcripts from countries other than the U.S. must be evaluated by a university accepted evaluation source, such as World Education Services, Educational Credential Evaluators, Educational Perspectives, or One Earth International Credential Evaluators and be deemed equivalent to accredited U.S. university standards).
  3. A reflective essay which includes the following:
    • brief description of the applicant’s background, training, and experience; and
    • statement indicating the career goals of the applicant and his or her reasons for seeking admission to the program; and
    • description of the areas the applicant considers to be his or her strengths and areas in which the applicant wishes to develop greater strengths and abilities; and
    • personal information the applicant wishes to share.
  4. Two letters of recommendation that verify professional and/or volunteer experience and academic ability; and
  5. A current résumé listing educational background and work experience.
  6. Applicants with international transcripts may require an English language proficiency exam (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE or MELAB accepted.)

Please Note: Application materials should be sent to the attention of the Office of Admission on the Twin Cities campus.

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
Office of Admission
2500 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55404


This program is offered at our Twin Cities and Rochester locations.

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James Callinan, M.A.

Director of Admission, SGPP

LaSalle Hall-TC Campus, LSH120

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 728-5158

James Callinan M.A.


Robert Andersen, M.S.

Director of Instructional Technology

LaSalle Hall-TC Campus, LSH172

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 728-5206

Robert Andersen M.S.
Robert Barnett, Ph.D.

Management Minneapolis - Adjunct School Professors

Richard Bernardo, M.A.

Bachelor's Completion Program - Adjunct Assistant Professor

George Brophy, M.S.

Management Program - Adjunct Associate Professor

Michael Brown, M.A.

MA in Management - Adjunct Instructor

Holly Bunn, M.Ed.

MA in Management - Adjunct Instructor

(507) 284-3674

Jeffrey Cookson, M.F.A.

Human Resource Management - Adjunct Instructor

Adrian Dingley, M.A.

Human Resource Management - Adjunct Instructor

John Forde, M.A.

Business Ethics - Adjunct Instructor

Robert Frie, Ed.D.

Adjunct Faculty

(507) 255-1452

Keith Halperin, Ph.D.

Arts & Cultural Management Program - Adjunct Assistant Professor

Daniel Heuel, J.D.

Grad Management - Adjunct Program Assistant Professor

(507) 289-4041

Hassen Hussein, M.B.A.

MA in Management - Adjunct Assistant Professor

Peggy Kennedy, M.Ed.

MA in Management - Adjunct Instructor

(651) 604-3771

Paul Kotz, Ph.D.

Ed.D. in Leadership - Core Associate Professor

Brother Louis Hall, BLH202

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 728-5130

Paul Kotz Ph.D.
Patrick McKee, M.B.A.

MA in Management - Adjunct Associate Professor

(507) 293-3765

John Mutschelknaus, Ed.D.

Bachelor of Science Program - Adjunct Program Instructor

Katrina Neckuty-Fodness, M.A.

Management - Adjunct Assistant Professor

Chandrasekhar Papisetty

MA in Management - Adjunct Instructor

(763) 202-0619

Christina Pierre, Ed.D.

Master of Management Program - Adjunct Instructor

(651) 407-7600 x 1073

Eric Reeve, M.B.A.

Arts & Cultural Management Program - Adjunct Instructor

Annette Scotti, M.A.

Human Resource Management - Adjunct Program Instructor

Vincent Trovato, M.B.A.

MA in Management - Adjunct Instructor

(651) 999-8984

Vincent Trovato M.B.A.
Kristin Tupa, M.B.A.

MIB - Adjunct Program Instructor

Kristin Tupa M.B.A.
Alex Urquhart, B.A.

Writing Center - Consultant

LaSalle Hall-TC Campus, LSH128

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 728-5101

Chester VanBlaricum, M.B.A.

MA in Human Development Program - Adjunct Instructor

Donald Wodek, J.D.

MA in Management - Adjunct Assistant Professor

Rustin Wolfe, Ph.D.

Ed.D. in Leadership Program - Core Professor

Brother Louis Hall, BLH222

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 728-5182

Rustin Wolfe Ph.D.
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