About the Program

The master of science in business management develops and prepares managers to meet the growing needs of business, public sector, and nonprofit organizations.

This program provides advanced business education and organizational training and capitalizes on Buffalo State College’s urban location, international border, economic cost of the program, and change in local, regional, and national politics and policies.

Students will develop and integrate management knowledge into organizational decision-making; develop techniques for effective management of professional behavior and relationships; evaluate data to make business decisions accordingly; communicate and present clearly and concisely to a wide audience; identify, evaluate and use emerging technologies to evaluate business opportunities; and be an effective project manager, collaborative team member, and strong leader.

About the Business Department

322 Chase Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-4239
Fax: (716) 878-3009

Admission Requirements

Admissions Requirements
* Completed undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university
* 3.0 out of 4.0 grade point average
* Resume
* Personal statement including professional objectives and career goals
* Three letters of reference

Applications will be evaluated by members of the Business department in consultation with the personnel of the Graduate Program at SUNY Buffalo State.

Program Requirements

M.S. Business Management Major Requirements (24 credit hours)
BUS 612 Accounting Information for Decision Making 3
BUS 624 Digital Communication 3
BUS 630 Marketing Strategy 3
BUS 640 Human Resource Development 3
BUS 660 Managerial Analytics and Decision Making 3
BUS 666 Information Systems Management 3
BUS 690 Master’s Project 3
BUS 715 Management Strategy 3

Electives (choose 2) (6 credit hours)
BUS 500 Marketing of Services
BUS 519 Communication for Managers
BUS 535 Small Business Operations
BUS 537 Anatomy of Banking
BUS 688 Leadership in Organizations

Total Credit Hours 30