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Online Management Master’s Degree

Army Operations &
National Security

Management: Army Operations & National Security
Master's Specialization
AT A GLANCE
  • 36 credits
  • Transfer up to 15 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
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Fast track your master's in management with transfer credits from the Army Command and General Staff College in this specialized program for Army students.

Gain advanced operations and management skills as you boost your career in the online master's in management specialization in army operations and national security at University of Maryland Global Campus. Build a solid foundation in human resources management, marketing, project management, and public sector administration as you prepare for high-level roles in the military and private sector.

Military-Specific Program: This program is only available to active-duty military servicemembers and veterans with transfer credits from select military education institutions.

Total Credits Required: 36

Initial Requirement

  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)

The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses

  • (6 Credits, MGMT 630)
  • (3 Credits, MGMT 640)
  • (3 Credits, MGMT 650)

Specialization Courses

Specialization coursework comes from the completion of the Common Core Curriculum of the Command and General Staff Officer Course and will be added to your UMGC transcript once a review and approval for eligibility has been completed.

In addition, you are required to take two UMGC courses chosen from the following:

  • (3 Credits, NPMN 600)
  • (3 Credits, NPMN 660)
  • (3 Credits, HRMD 610)
  • (3 Credits, HRMD 650)
  • (3 Credits, PMAN 634)
  • (3 Credits, PMAN 641)
  • (3 Credits, MRKT 600)
  • (3 Credits, MRKT 601)

Capstone Course

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 670)

  • You can take (3 Credits, MGMT 610) and (3 Credits, MGMT 615) instead of (6 Credits, MGMT 630).
  • (3 Credits, MGMT 610) must be taken within the first 6 credits.
  • (3 Credits, MGMT 640) and (3 Credits, MGMT 650) should not be taken at the same time.
  • You can take (3 Credits, MRKT 600) and (3 Credits, MRKT 601) instead of (6 Credits, MRKT 620).
  • You must complete 24 credits, including all core requirements, before enrolling in (3 Credits, MGMT 670).

General Master's Degree Requirements

  • You must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher at all times.
  • All degree requirements must be fulfilled within five consecutive years.
  • Any transfer credits must have been earned within the five-year time frame to be applied toward a graduate degree.

Please review the overall master’s degree requirements for additional considerations.

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022–2023 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

Master’s Degree Requirements

In addition to the specific course requirements outlined on each master's degree webpage, UMGC maintains certain requirements for all master’s degrees.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Additional Program Information

If you have graduated from Command and General Staff Officer Course and have studied the Intermediate-Level Education Common Core Curriculum, you may be eligible to transfer 15 graduate credits toward a Master of Science in Management with a specialization in Army Operations and National Security at UMGC.

  • To participate in this partnership program, you must have completed CGSOC.
  • All coursework for the degree, including courses taken at CGSOC, must be completed within a five-year window; you must submit official transcripts from ILE for review, along with the transfer credit evaluation request form, to see if you meet the eligibility requirements.

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The UMGC Chapter of SVA offers information and support on benefits, academics, and policies. It also offers online and in-person fellowship for active-duty servicemembers and veterans. Interested military and veteran students and their spouses should email the Vessey Virtual Student Union at vesseyvrc@umgc.edu to learn more.

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