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

TOTAL: 31 Credit Hours

Program Advisor/Contact:

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

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