At a Glance

Program units


Average completion time

18–30 months

Cost per unit


Base cost


Areas of Study

  • Diversity for Strategic Advantage
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Organizational Development and Change
  • Public Administration
  • Strategic Management



*Base Cost (cost per unit x program units) is provided to aid in program comparison only.

All stated financial information is subject to change. For a detailed cost estimate or more information, contact APU's Graduate Student Financial Services.

Management Program

APU’s Master of Arts in Management program (MAM) teaches organizational development leaders how to effectively motivate employees to exceed market expectations. Students learn to improve competency levels and job performance, guide their organizations to invest in their workforce, and recruit, hire, and train the right individuals. Management degree graduates become experts in positively steering organizational change and creating a culture of teamwork, in a degree program that is designed for the working professional.

For students interested in earning their master's in management in a convenient online format, APU also offers the Online Master of Arts in Management Program.

Read more about the traditional management program.

Program Highlights

  • Expand your leadership capabilities through a qualitative program designed for working professionals.
  • Cultivate a reputation as your organization’s expert for recruiting and developing critical talent.
  • Develop managerial skills within an ethics-based framework.
  • Transform new learning into a higher earning potential.
  • Gain incomparable networking opportunities.

Learn more about the program and our faculty.

School of Business and Management Accreditation

Azusa Pacific University receives accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). In addition, the School of Business and Management receives accreditation from the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) and is a candidate school in the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Outcomes Assessment Results

Read IACBE’s Outcomes Assessment Results (PDF) to learn how we’re doing.

University Reputation

Azusa Pacific University continues to be recognized annually among the nation’s best colleges, landing in the most prestigious category of U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2014 rankings (Tier One, No. 173), and being named 1 of 124 institutions in The Princeton Review’s Best Western Colleges 2014.

Note: This information is current for the 2015-16 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.