MLS - Global Management

Last updated - January, 2013

Program Description:

This concentration combines the liberal arts core curriculum of the MLS with a business management and communication studies focused curriculum to develop the next generation of global leadership.  Students interested in this concentration should have dual interests in the "human as knower" philosophical component of this degree as well as professional interest in developing advanced business management and/or communication skills for the corporate environment.   

Learner Outcomes:

  • Approved Common MLS learner outcomes
  • Advanced disciplinary knowledge in business management and communication
  • Introductory research skills within the global context of the AASCU Global Challenges concepts
  • Synthesis of acquired knowledge and skills through the creation of a successful project and satisfactory completion of comprehensive examinations

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • minimum 3.0 GPA on the last 60 undergraduate credit hours


IDS 801       Introduction to Graduate Liberal Studies      1
IDS 802 Ways of Knowing in Comparative Perspective    3
IDS 803  Origins and Implications of the Knowledge Society  3
IDS 804      Information Literacy 3
IDS 805 Global Challenges (available Summer, 2013) 3
GLE 604 Advanced Business English  3
  Approved Management Electives 6
  Approved Management and/or Communication Electives 6
IDS 820 Projects in Liberal or Professional Studies 3
  TOTAL 31

Program Advisor/Contact:

Assistant Dean of the Graduate School - 785-628-4236