MPS in Management Curriculum


The MPS in Management Program requires a Cornell Business Minor or equivalent including six business-related courses (18 credits) that must include Financial Accounting, Finance, Economics, Marketing, Management and Statistics and complete an undergraduate degree involving 120 credits or more.

Required courses

Students must complete the following required classes during their graduate studies. Those who have completed equivalent undergraduate coursework may substitute appropriate graduate management electives as approved by the program director (30 credits). All required courses are 1.5 credit hour half-semester experiences.

Fall 1

  • Data Modeling, MGMT 5010
  • Financial Statement Analysis, NBA 5060
  • Managerial Economics, MGMT 5245
  • Management Communication, MGMT 5680
  • Career Management Practicum, MGMT 6000

Fall 2

  • Macroeconomic Theory, MGMT 5240
  • Leadership, MGMT 5700
  • Marketing Strategy, MGMT 6220
  • Negotiations, MGMT 6820
  • Investments, MGMT 5680
  • Industry Practicum, MGMT 6001

Spring 1

  • Managerial Reporting, MGMT 5020
  • Strategy, MGMT 5090
  • Financial Modeling, MGMT 5110
  • Profiles in Leadership, NBA 5390

Spring 2

  • Operations Management, MGMT 5080
  • Systems and Analytics, MGMT 5225
  • Advanced Corporate Finance, MGMT 5260
  • Entrepreneurship, MGMT 5640
  • Graduate Business Elective

Other graduate management electives:

(6 or more credits as needed to total 30 credits, in addition to the required courses.)

Students will have the ability to select from a large number of graduate level management electives including:

  • Finance
  • Strategy
  • Accounting
  • Business Analytics
  • General Management and Business Law offered by the Johnson School, Dyson School and School of Hotel Administration.

These electives can be used to broaden a student’s skill set or to develop industry expertise in specific areas.